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The Retina Division treats retina-related disorders and conditions, such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, vein occlusion and macular edema.
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simple and advanced conditions involving the retina.
renowned team of retina experts who will help find the treatment that is best for you.
groundbreaking research and discoveries that are transforming the study and treatment of retinal diseases.
The Wilmer Eye Institute Difference
Innovative Treatments | Bionic Eye
After a life of deafness and nearly a decade of complete blindness due to Usher syndrome and retinitis pigmentosa, Adolf Levi, 83, underwent the first bionic eye implant at Wilmer to restore his vision. Hear James Handa, M.D., discuss this extraordinary case.
Retina Faculty in the News
Dr. Neil Bressler Receives the Prestigious Arnall Patz Medal from the Macula Society
Dr. Fernando Arevalo Receives AAO's Life Achievement Honor Award
Fernando Arevalo, M.D., has earned the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Life Achievement Honor Award for his "longstanding commitment to advancing the profession and positively impacting patients' eye health." Learn more.
New Gene Therapy for Vision Loss Proven Safe in Humans
Wilmer Study On Americans' Fear of Blindness is Featured in the New York Times
Drs. Adrienne Scott and Neil Bressler published the study, "Public Attitudes About Eye and Vision Health" late last year. Featured in the New York Times, this is the first study to gauge the importance and awareness of eye health across ethnic and racial groups in the US. Learn more.
New Peptide Could Improve Treatment for Vision-Threatening Disease
Johns Hopkins researchers, including Peter Campochiaro, M.D., and Jordan Green, Ph.D., report that a new peptide holds promise for improving treatment for degenerative retinal diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema and diabetic retinopathy. Learn more.