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Wilmer Eye Institute | Groundbreaking Research is Our Baseline

Wilmer AAO 2019 bannerWilmer is a unique ecosystem. Taking a visionary approach to advancing the field of ophthalmology, we bring together leading clinicians, award-winning researchers, and top-of-field engineers to solve the most common and challenging ophthalmic problems, resulting in new ways to tackle old problems.

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bonnielin swenorHigh Sights for Low Vision

Wilmer’s inspiring Dr. Bonnielin Swenor shares her personal story with vision impairment, which initiated her career and diligent work to advance research on low vision and aging.
Read her story. 
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sharon solomonDr. Sharon Solomon Honored by State of Maryland

Sharon D. Solomon, M.D., was honored on the floor of the Maryland State House in Annapolis in recognition of her being the first African American in Wilmer’s history to be promoted to the rank of full professor.
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annual_report_2018Wilmer Annual Report
2018 was another marquee year for Wilmer. Read about all we’ve accomplished in the latest Annual Report here.


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Treat Your Patients to the Wilmer Way

Doctor Referral Center


Our dedicated referral center allows you to connect your patients to our experts who are world-renowned leaders in ophthalmic research, education and clinical care, offering the most advanced therapies and treatments.


Patients looking to schedule an appointment can call 1-800-215-6467.

Our Impact

Dr. Singh in the labWilmer Builds Ties in Pan American Retinal Community

The recent XIV International Retina Congress in Mar del Plata, Argentina, demonstrates the impact we make throughout the world. Read about the event.

Dr. Collins with students in the Vision for Baltimore programWilmer Study Lays Groundwork for Successful Public Health Program

Built on the learnings of the Baltimore Reading and Eye Disease Study, the Vision for Baltimore program is providing school-based eye care to high-poverty populations. Learn more.