Welcome to the Eye Institute

The Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute, a national leader as a full-service academic ophthalmology center, is home to 27 physicians and five faculty vision scientists — along with a large team of optometrists and researchers — whose mission is to improve, restore and preserve sight. Learn more »

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Dan Lipinski, MSc, DPhil, and Iris Kassem, PhD join other vision scientists in Washington, D.C.

A Vision for the Future

Two Medical College of Wisconsin vision scientists traveled to Washington, D.C., to share their research with policymakers on Capitol Hill as part of the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research’s second annual Emerging Vision Scientists Program.

CTSI Discovery Radio celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Eye Institute

Celebrating 40 Years

The latest episode of CTSI Discovery Radio sets its sights on the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, focusing on the pioneering vision and industry leadership of the Eye Institute.

Dr. Salim treats patients with glaucoma worldwide

Battling Glaucoma

A disease that damages your optic nerve, glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness for people over 60 years old. But through early detection and treatment, specialists like Dr. Sarwat Salim can prevent serious vision loss.