Your eyes play many important roles in your overall health and everyday life. From viewing a colorful sunrise to reading fine-print labels to driving safely at night, they serve you well. Emory Clinic ophthalmologists help protect your eyes and vision so you can see your world more clearly.

Emory Clinic ophthalmologists are doctors with high-level expertise in medical and surgical eye and vision care. Our specialists help you prevent, diagnose and treat disorders such as dry eye, cataracts, glaucoma, eye tumors and retinal disease. They’ll provide complete care, including vision exams and fitting for eyeglasses or contacts, as well as complex eye surgery.

Medical breakthroughs for better eye care

In addition to caring for patients, our doctors serve as faculty at Emory University School of Medicine – one of the nation's leading community-based, acute care teaching facilities. They’re dedicated to studying the causes and cures for eye diseases and vision disorders. Our doctors are part of a closely connected team developing new therapies to protect vision and prevent blindness. Their expertise contributes to top-quality eye care and outcomes for you and your loved ones.

Emory Eye Centers and Programs

Emory Clinic offers specialized centers and programs to develop new therapies and provide personalized care. Our scientists and health practitioners never stop finding better ways to protect your eyes and other aspects of your health.

Our facilities and services include:

Emory Eye Center – Georgia’s largest, most comprehensive clinical eye care facility, consistently named by U.S. News & World Report and Ophthalmology Times as one of the nation's best. The center provides patient care, educates and trains eye professionals, and conducts eye-disease research. People of all ages come here for wellness exams and other care, including therapies for complex eye disorders.

Laboratory for Eye Research – Experts here conduct multidisciplinary basic science and clinical research trials to prevent, diagnose and treat eye diseases. Their discoveries advance our understanding of disorders such as glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration. Other research areas include drug delivery, retinal cell transplantation and gene therapy.

Emory Vision and LASIK Care – LASIK (Laser in Situ Keratomileusis) is a laser procedure that can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. The FDA's ophthalmic devices advisory panel has recommended FDA approval for the LASIK procedure using a surgical system developed by Emory cornea surgeons.

Services and procedures

See an Emory Clinic ophthalmologist for eye care services such as:

  • Screenings for eye disease and disorders
  • Visual acuity exams
  • Prescriptions for eyeglasses or contact lenses
  • Surgical evaluations
  • Diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders such as cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, cancer, conjunctivitis (pink eye), diabetic retinopathy and other conditions.
  • Referral to multidisciplinary specialists when needed

Additional services and procedures

Emory Clinic’s multispecialty team offers a full range of specialized services for conditions and procedures such as:

  • Cornea, external disease and refractory surgery
  • Eye cancer and pathology (diagnostic lab testing)
  • Genetics (evaluation and management of inherited eye disease)
  • Glaucoma
  • LASIK and refractive (vision correction) surgery
  • Low vision
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus (improper eye alignment)
  • Plastic and cosmetic eye surgery
  • Strabismus – adult
  • Uveitis and vasculitis (inflammatory diseases of the eye)
  • Vision and optical services
  • Vitreoretinal surgery and diseases (retina)

Talk to an Emory Clinic doctor about the best vision and eye care options for you. Call Emory HealthConnection℠ at 404-778-7777 or 1-800-75-EMORY.

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