The Convergence of Science and Patient Care

The Wilmer Eye Institute is a leader in the delivery of state-of-the-art eye care.
Our experts, including top-ranked ophthalmologists and optometrists, are available at nine convenient locations across Maryland.

  • Locations

    View our nine locations to decide which Wilmer site is right for you.

    The Optical Center at Wilmer's Bethesda location
  • Services

    Find information on the many specialized services we provide.

    Dr. Colin Kane with a patient during an exam.
  • Conditions

    Learn more about the conditions we treat at Wilmer Eye Institute.

    Optometrist checks patient's eye with retinoscope

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Available for routine eye exams, diabetic eye exams and dry eye exams. Certain exams may require an order from your provider.

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For eye exams, frames, contacts and more, Wilmer Optical offers the specialized service you need across eight locations in Maryland.

Henry's Story

By age 18, Henry Harten was legally blind, the result of a rare genetic disorder. Meet Henry and the team whose careful collaboration allowed him to see the world clearly for the first time.

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Latest News

  • Di Meglio Honored with Clinical Excellence Award

    The Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence congratulates Laura Di Meglio, O.D., on being chosen by her Department as a winner of the Annual Clinical Excellence Award for Non-Physicians. This honor is awarded to one non-physician in each Department who exemplifies clinical excellence.

    Laura Di Meglio, O.D.
  • Wilmer Summer Magazine 2024

    Wilmer researchers are pushing the boundaries of the latest technologies to open exciting new avenues for treatment — and ultimately transform lives — while keeping patient-centered care at the core of everything they do.

    The cover of the Wilmer Summer 2024 issue
  • Bridging the Gap

    Working with CASA and the Maryland Optometric Association, Bryce St. Clair has established a single point of service for immigrants and refugees in the Baltimore community to receive essential eye care.

    Bryce Patrick St. Clair conducts an eye exam for a patient at CASA.

A Women's Journey: Dry Eye

Approximately 20 million people in the United States (344 million worldwide) have #dryeye disease. Dry eye is most common in people over age 50.

In this podcast, moderator Dr. Lillie Shockney is joined by Dr. Lauren Gormley, an optometrist at the Wilmer Eye Institute in the ocular surface disease and dry eye division.

Listen here