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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Demonstrating the Optos camera used to take retinal images in the community

Thinking Outside the Clinic

A community-academic partnership brings eye screening from the clinic to a south-side Milwaukee community center.

Diabetic eye disease

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness

To help you keep your vision healthy, here are six things MCW and the National Eye Institute would like you to know about diabetic eye disease.

The Ocular Gene Therapy laboratory team

Next-Generation Research

The Eye Institute launches a new website highlighting the work of Daniel M. Lipinski, DPhil, and his Ocular Gene Therapy (OGT) laboratory.