Department of Ophthalmology


We strive to provide you with the best medical and surgical care available anywhere in the world.

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Macular degeneration patient Gail Glazier tells of her experience with Mass. Eye and Ear.

Our services range from routine eye-care tests and laser vision correction surgery to treatment of the most complex vision and eye-related problems, such as macular degeneration, glaucoma and diabetic eye disorders. In addition to our focus on patient care, Mass. Eye and Ear’s team of Harvard physician-scientists and researchers has one goal: to cure the diseases that cause blindness. Our clinical and research experts work side-by-side on a daily basis with the most promising trainees to help develop them into the leaders of tomorrow. We are deeply committed to the work we do.

Thank you for choosing the Ophthalmology Department at Mass. Eye and Ear and for trusting us with the care of your eyes.

Ophthalmology Research

Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology investigators at Mass. Eye and Ear are faculty of the Department of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School. Independently and collaboratively, we strive to understand normal eye physiology and the causes of ocular disease. Our overall goal is to translate scientific research into clinical resources, including novel treatments and diagnostics for eye disorders.