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Eye Trauma Center

The Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute's Trauma Center operates in the Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. It is one of the highest volume eye trauma centers in the country and the only designated facility in the state of Maryland by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System (MIEMSS). In partnership with the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, we care for patients transferred from more than 100 different facilities in Maryland and the surrounding region.

Eye emergency services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Equipped with the latest medical technologies, specialized diagnostic services are immediately available, including MRI, CAT scans, ophthalmic photography, ophthalmic ultrasound and an ocular microbiology laboratory.

Referring Physicians Call: 800-765-5447 (U.S)/ 410-955-9444 (Balt.)

treatment for eye traumaEmergencies We Treat
Our experts treat emergency and traumatic eye injuries in patients of any age.

Dr. Courtney KrausOur Experts
Our team has experts from across all ophthalmic specialties and services.

Johns Hopkins Hospital emergency entranceGetting Here
Our adult and pediatric Emergency Departments are located next to each other and share an entrance.

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News and Events

Ocular Trauma- The Basics: Sat., July 29, 2017

This full-day event explored and discussed the principles and cutting-edge techniques of eye trauma. We were honored to have esteemed vitreoretinal specialist Ferenc Kuhn, M.D., Ph.D., as a special guest lecturer.

Learn more.


The Eye Trauma Center at the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Emergency Department

Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins Children's Center

Easy patient access, a family friendly environment and national leaders in pediatric emergency medicine highlight the new, state-of-the-art Pediatric Emergency Department at Johns Hopkins, where our Wilmer trauma experts care for its patients.