Welcome to the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at the University of Chicago

We provide a wide range of medical and surgical treatments for ocular disorders involving infants, children, and adults. Our faculty offers a full range of ophthalmic services including comprehensive ophthalmic care, refraction and contact lens fitting, pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus, cornea, cataract and external diseases, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastics and orbital surgery, uveitis, vitreoretinal diseases and surgery, and ocular oncology. We have a fully accredited residency training program and offer a two year vitreoretinal surgery fellowship.

We hope that you have a chance to explore our website in order to learn more about us.

If you are a patient, we hope to be able to provide services for you. If you do not find the information that you are seeking on our website, please feel free to contact us any time for further information at (773) 702-3937.

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Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD
Louis Block Professor                                                                                                  Chair, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science