Preserving Your Eyesight
Your eye is a complex and delicate organ, and working on it requires a high level of expertise. Whether you need the removal of a stye or a tumor, you should trust your eyes to the most skilled hands.
We diagnose and correct problems, including eye tumors, glaucoma, nerve damage and vision loss.
UVA Eye Care Services
UVA's eye care services include:
One of only five neuro-ophthalmologists in Virginia, making us a primary center for treating optic nerve conditions, brain tumors, nerve palsies and head trauma
One of the only practices in the region performing DSAEK, an innovative new cornea transplant method
Diagnostic electroretinogram, or ERG, to diagnose diseases of the retina
Our advanced technologies include lasers, instruments and surgical techniques, including:
High-risk corneal transplants
Eye surgery to repair your vision
Treatment of cataracts with lens implants
Specialized computers to assess the quality of your cornea's surface
Early diagnosis of glaucoma
Free Monthly Seminar
Join us for this free monthly seminar and discussion group. Find out about new treatments, research and resources and get support.
When: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., third Monday, March - November
Free parking and refreshments. No reservations needed.
We care about the long-term well-being of your eyes. We can help educate you about steps you can take to increase your eye health. These steps include:
- Practicing good eye hygiene
- Cleaning and caring for your contact lenses
- Using safety goggles
- Taking vitamins to slow down or prevent low vision
- Scheduling routine visits with an eye doctor when you have diabetes
- Learning how other diseases can affect your eyes
Complex Eye Care
We can address complex issues, from fitting contact lenses for patients with cornea transplants to working with UVA's neurosurgeons to perform gamma knife therapy for brain and eye tumors.
Find out more about our advanced eye treatments.