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Our Research

The Dana Center of Preventive Ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute is lead by a team of pioneering and award-winning scientists, clinicians and researchers who are dedicated to the prevention of visual disability and blindness. Their research, based on sound public health policies and programs, contributes to improved understanding of the causes, treatment and prevention of major eye diseases. 

BREDS in schoolsBaltimore Reading and Eye Disease Study (BREDS)
For over 25 years, the Dana Center has contributed to the understanding, prevention and treatment of major eye diseases.
doctor speaking to elderly patientFalls in Glaucoma Study (FIGS)
Our multidisciplinary team is comprised of pioneering researchers who are leaders in their respective fields, and focused on blindness prevention and alleviation.
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Progstar Study
Research at the Dana Center focuses on national and international public health prevention of blinding eye disease.
stop glaucoma Screening to Prevent Glaucoma (SToP)
For over 25 years, the Dana Center has contributed to the understanding, prevention and treatment of major eye diseases.
Dr. West conducting trachoma researchResearch Areas
For over 25 years, the Dana Center has contributed to the understanding, prevention and treatment of major eye diseases.
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For over 25 years, the Dana Center has contributed to the understanding, prevention and treatment of major eye diseases.