Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye Clinic

The Dry Eye clinic team at the Wilmer Eye Institute

The Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye team provides specialty dry eye disease care across multiple Wilmer Eye Institute locations.

Our experts include Wilmer Eye Institute faculty members and allied health professionals who are dedicated to providing comprehensive eye care for patients suffering from dry eye and associated systemic diseases such as Sjögren’s Syndrome. We  offer cutting-edge diagnostic testing and procedure-based treatments for all types and levels of dry eye disease.

Our hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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.


Providers by Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Bel Air



Sezen Karakus, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Green Spring Station - Lutherville

White Marsh

Karen Marie Dunlap, OD

  • Optometrist
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology