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Ocular Immunology

The division of ocular immunology at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute provides evaluation and management of immunologically mediated ocular diseases, such as uveitis, intraocular inflammation, scleritis and iritis. Our faculty are clinical and research leaders in the field of ocular immunology, offering highly specialized and advanced diagnostic and treatment options, and compassionate care for patients with inflammatory diseases of the eye.

The Division of Ocular Immunology's East Baltimore location has been relocated to the 3rd floor.

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Conditions We Treat
The division of ocular immunology provides highly specialized diagnostic and therapeutic options for common and complex conditions.
Dr. Jennifer Thorne
Our Experts
Meet the experts who are pioneers in the diagnosis, management and research of immunological and inflammatory diseases of the eye. 
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Our Research
Our research focuses on the epidemiology of clinical treatments for ocular inflammatory diseases.
Dr. Jennifer Thorne and patient Meredith Cross

From Patient to Partner

Better Vision in Sight for Sufferers of Age-Related Eye Disease

Impressed by the care she received for a rare eye disease, birdshot chorioretinitis, Meredith Cross generously supported her physician, Jennifer Thorne, M.D., Ph.D., chief of the division of ocular immunology, to pursue new lines of research. and rallied dozens to do the same

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“"At Wilmer, you find people like Dr. Thorne, who have that all important combination of compassion and expertise that let's you know everything is going to be all right." 

- Wilmer patient Meredith Cross

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