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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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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.
Wilmer Eye Institute CME Event: Retina Festival 2017 on Friday, May 5, 2017
Retina FESTIVAL 2017 is an “all-star” line-up of more than 50 faculty members from around the world.This Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute CME event precedes one of the largest vision research meetings in the world, the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision in Ophthalmology (ARVO), being held in Baltimore for the first time. Learn more.
Retina Faculty in the News
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.
Dr. Arevalo Appointed Honorary Member of Spanish Macula Club
Dr. Maneep Singh Awarded Prestigious Clinician Scientist Career Development Award
Dr. Gehlbach Project Selected by Hopkins-Coulter Translational Partnership
A project co-led by Peter Gehlbach, M.D., entitled the “Optical Coherence Tomography Image and Sensor Guided Microsurgical Tools with Enhanced Surgical Functions,” was selected for full funding by the Johns Hopkins-Coulter Translational Partnership Oversight Committee. Read more.