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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
Our Innovative Treatments | Bionic Eye
Adolf Levi, 83, underwent the first bionic eye implant at Wilmer to restore his vision. Hear James Handa, M.D., discuss this extraordinary case.
Our Patient Connection | Coats' Disease
Akrit Sodhi, M.D., Ph.D., with the support of his young patient, is committed to better understanding the causes of Coats' Disease and developing new treatments.
Retina Faculty in the News
Dr. Fernando Arevalo Appointed President of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology
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.