Ophthalmology

The mission of the Department of Ophthalmology is to provide our patients with quality, state-of-the-art ophthalmic care in all subspecialties of ophthalmology.

UVA Ophthalmology is committed to excellence in education. We offer a fully accredited ophthalmic residency program, glaucoma and retina fellowship programs, and optometry residency program.  

Our division offers comprehensive ophthalmic care as well as the following sub-specialties: anterior segment/cornea, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, oculo-plastics, pediatric eye care, LASIK, contact lens, and medical and surgical retina. UVA Ophthalmology prides itself in furthering knowledge of eye care through medical training and research.

COVID-19 Response

UVA Health’s COVID-19 Response

UVA Health’s Epidemiology and Emergency Management teams have together developed a response plan. Our goal is to protect the health of our patients and team members and quickly identify anyone who may need to be tested for the coronavirus. Click below for current information on testing and access information.
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University of Virginia’s COVID-19 Response & Status

The University of Virginia is closely monitoring the emergence of COVID-19, and consulting with experts at UVA Health and other state and federal partners. Click below for School status, travel guidance and more.
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LASIK & PRK

Laser vision correction at UVA LASIK offers clear, functional vision that may eliminate or reduce your dependence on glasses or contact lenses, help you feel better about how you look, and save you time every single day.

Ophthalmology Education Programs

The three-year residency program is designed to provide the resident with gradually increasing responsibility.
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Fellowships and Externship for Optometry Students

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Virginia offers a one-year clinical glaucoma fellowship and sponsors a two-year Vitreo-Retinal Fellowship.
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Macular Degeneration Research

Macular degeneration robs millions of people of their sight, and now we know what triggers the inflammation that causes it.
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