University of Rochester Eye Institute

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Our team of physicians and researchers make the University of Rochester Eye Institute the region’s leader in speciality eye care. Our doctors are pioneering new diagnostics and treatments to help preserve vision. Often, clinical trials and new treatments are tested at the Eye Institute first.

As the only eye institute in the region, we’re committed to providing state-of-the-art eye care for common and complex vision problems right in Upstate New York.

Contact Us: To reach the Eye Institute, call 585-273-EYES (3937)

Eye Institute in the News

University Gets $11 Million for Eye Disease Research – by Nishad Majmudar, July 14, 2006, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The University of Rochester plans to continue what it has called one of its most successful relationships…

How Aaron Gives Hope to Thousands – by Mark Henderson, June 12, 2006, Times of London

A baby boy from Windsor will become the youngest British child to receive an artificial cornea in a pioneering operation today that offers hope to thousands of children who are born blind…

Vision of Destiny – by Jim Memmott, November 24, 2005, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Colors, faces and a new outlook are just some of the blessings a local girl receives after undergoing pioneering eye surgery. The 11-year-old Rochester girl, legally blind since birth, will see her family and the feast on the table in a way she has never seen before…

U of R Doctor Gets 7th Patent – by Michael Wentzel, September 8, 2004, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The director of the Eye Institute at the University of Rochester Medical Center has received a patent on a device designed to detect glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness.

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