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Cornea, Cataract and External Diseases

The Division of Cornea, Cataract and External Diseases provides medical and surgical evaluation and management for corneal, cataract, and external disease problems, including corneal transplantation, cataract surgery, dry eye, and laser vision correction.

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Our experts offer treatments and services to manage simple and advanced conditions involving the cornea. 
Dr. Yassine DaoudOur Experts
Meet the renowned team of cornea experts who will help find the treatment that is best for you.
Dr. Esen AkpekOur Research
Research efforts are aimed at improving the diagnosis, management and treatment of corneal and external diseases.
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Dr. Soiberman and CXL procedure

Our Services | Wilmer Now Offering Corneal Cross-Linking

Wilmer now offers this minimally-invasive, advanced therapy that slows or stops the progression of corneal deformation.

Dr. Christina Prescott

Our Privilege | Working with Children

Dr. Christina Prescott, M.D., Ph.D. discusses the challenges and privilege of being a pediatric cornea surgeon.

Drs. Schein and Merali

News and Events

Read the latest news from the Division of Cornea, Cataracts and External Diseases in Cornea Concepts. This newsletter is published once a year by the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute.

I see the division building upon the energy and intellect of faculty, both junior and senior, who seek to be global leaders in their chosen areas of clinical and academic focus. In this way, we will establish the breadth and depth of expertise necessary to be the world leader in cornea, cataract and external disease care.

- Dr. Albert Jun, Maurice E. Langham, Ph.D., Professor of Ophthalmology; Chief, Division of Cornea, Cataract and External Eye Diseases

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