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Wilmer Optical & Vision Center


Welcome to Wilmer Optical and Vision Center, Johns Hopkins' official purveyor of the latest in eyewear and contact lenses. Wilmer Optical has eight convenient locations throughout central Maryland to best serve you. Our opticians and optometrists offer their on-site expertise with the quality you have come to expect from the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins- repeatedly named one of the best in the country. At Wilmer Optical, you will find:

  • Hundreds of frames to choose from
  • The latest designer styles
  • State-of-the-art lenses
  • Competitive pricing
  • Eye examinations
  • Contact lens consultations and fittings
  • Free adjustments and cleanings
  • A one-year warranty*
  • Specialized services, including an ocularist

Contact Information:

To schedule an appointment, including a fitting for frames or an eye examination; or for more information, see our locations.


An optometrist with Wilmer's optometry and contact lens fitting service is on-site to examine your eyes.

Competitive Pricing:

Wilmer offers a complete range of frames and lenses, which are competitively priced. We accept major credit cards and the EHP Vision Plan. In addition, all Hopkins employees are offered a discount on a complete pair of glasses. Just present your Hopkins ID and save*.

Whether you're looking for athletic, professional, back-to-school, or just-for-fun styles, we offer a wide selection of inventory to choose from.  Prescription and non-prescription sunglasses also are available.

State-of-the-Art Lenses:

Come to The Wilmer Vision Center for the newest options for corrective lenses, including the latest in digital lens technology.

In addition to standard bifocals, we offer the latest in progressive and transition lenses , thin, lightweight lenses; and phoenix lenses, which provide maximum protection against impact with outstanding optical clarity. Scratch guard, ultraviolet filters, and anti-reflective coating also are available.

*see a Wilmer optician for details

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Dr. Arevalo Honored by National Institute of Ophthalmology in Peru- 5/31/16

Dr. Jennifer Thorne Appointed President-elect of American Uveitis Society- 5/17/16

Dr. Ingrid Zimmer-Galler Elected to the ATA College of Fellows- 5/13/16

Dr. Arevalo Launches New Book at ARVO 2016- 5/09/16

Dr. Elia J. Duh is elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation- 4/28/16

Dr. Maria Valeria Canto Soler Wins BrightFocus Award for Macular Degeneration Research- 4/27/16

Three Wilmer Faculty Voted Most Influential in Field of Ophthalmology- 4/22/2016

Dr. Pradeep Ramulu Wins Pisart Award for Significant Achievement in Vision Science Research- 4/21/16

Dr. Eghrari Receives Alcon Early Career Research Award- 4/13/16

Dr. Quigley Honored by American Glaucoma Society- 4/11/16

Dr. Ian Pitha Awarded Grants for Glaucoma Research- 4/11/16