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Eye Trauma Center

The Wilmer Eye Trauma Center operates in the Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. It is one of the highest volume eye trauma centers in the country and the only designated facility in the state of Maryland by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System (MIEMSS). In partnership with The Johns Hopkins Hospital and The Johns Hopkins Health System, we care for patients transferred from more than 100 different facilities in Maryland and the surrounding region.

Eye emergency services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Equipped with the latest medical technologies, specialized diagnostic services are immediately available, including MRI, CAT scans, ophthalmic photography, ophthalmic ultrasound and an ocular microbiology laboratory.

Conditions We Treat

Sports injuries
Chemical splashes
Traumatic cataract
​​​​​​​Eyelid lacerations

Open globe
Orbital fractures
Contact lens ulcers
​​​​​​​Fireworks injuries

About the Trauma Center

  • Our Experts

    Our team has experts from across all ophthalmic specialties and services.

  • Directions

    Our adult and pediatric Emergency Departments are located next to each other and share an entrance.


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