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Our experts in the Retina Division treat retina-related disorders and conditions, such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, vein occlusion and macular edema.

  • Our Experts

    Meet the renowned team of retina experts who will help find the treatment that is best for you.

    Wilmer retina surgeon observes patient
  • Our Research

    Explore the groundbreaking research that is transforming the treatment of retinal diseases.

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Conditions We Treat

The Retina Division provides expert clinical care of retina-related eye diseases and conditions including:

  • Eye tumors
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Macular edema
  • Macular hole
  • Macular pucker
  • Retinal detachment
  • Retinitis pigmentosa
  • Sickle cell retinopathy
  • Trauma
  • Vein occlusion
  • Vitreous hemorrhage



Patient Stories

Sean Smole with Akrit Sodhi

Coats' Disease: Sean's Story

At 5 year's old, Sean was diagnosed with Coats' Disease and went blind in one eye. Read the remarkable story of his sight restoration and his family's current commitment to supporting Coats' Disease research.

J. Myers

Patient Perspective: Retinal Detachment

A detached retina can be frightening, but it is treatable. J. Myers shares his own experience, and his doctor, Wilmer Eye Institute retina specialist Dr. Adrienne Scott, provides insight into what occurs during retinal detachment and surgery to repair it. Read this patient's perspective.
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