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 29 physicians, 7 optometrists, and 5 faculty vision scientists whose mission is to improve, restore and preserve sight.
Since we opened our doors more than 40 years ago, the Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute has been home to the clinics, surgical centers and research laboratories of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences.Learn More
Ways To Give
With donor support, we remain among the preeminent eye research centers in the country and continue to generate vital information in the worldwide effort to cure blinding eye disease.Learn More
Through our medical student, residency, fellowship and didactic programs, we are teaching regional doctors as well as the next generation of eye care providers, researchers and surgeons.learn more
Advancing Eye Care
As a regional source for state-of-the-art medical knowledge about eye disease and treatment, our doctors are recognized nationally and internationally for advances in eye care.learn more
Translational Vision Research
As a leader in clinical and translational research, vision science research at MCW supports a solid platform for innovation, collaboration and discovery.learn more
Recent NewsSee All News
Dr. Judy E. Kim named Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Silver Fellow
August 5, 2019
Judy E. Kim, MD, professor of ophthalmology, was inducted as an Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Silver Fellow at the annual meeting in May.
Joseph Carroll, PhD, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences to speak at Tech Council event
June 21, 2019
Dr. Carroll and and Dr. Melissa Skala, an investigator for Morgridge Institute for Research, will discuss their collaboration to better understand the structure and function of the human visual system.
Eye Institute “Visual Cycles” once again lead largest team at Wisconsin VisionWalk
May 20, 2019
Many Eye Institute faculty, staff, family and friends gathered at Veterans Parks on Sunday, May 19, to participate in the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) Wisconsin VisionWalk.
AOIP researchers featured on the cover of the McPherson Eye Research Institute InSights Newsletter
May 16, 2019
The Spring 2019 newsletter story, Imaging Living Cone Photoreceptors, highlights the collaborative work associated with the recent NEI U24 grant awarded to Joe Carroll, PhD, and Jacque Duncan, MD, of UCSF.
Dr. Emily Patterson, ophthalmology postdoctoral fellow, wins MIT Outstanding Poster Award
May 8, 2019
Emily Patterson, PhD, won the MIT Outstanding Poster Award at ARVO (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) 2019 Annual Meeting in Vancouver.
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Eye Institute Location
925 N. 87th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-6166 (fax)
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