The Ophthalmology Department serves a complete range of eye specialties, including cataract, cornea and glaucoma care. Physicians cater both to common conditions- from contact lens prescriptions to accurate eyeglasses, and rare conditions - from artificial corneal replacement to complicated retinal detachment. The department offers clinical trials on therapies such as new forms of laser on diabetic macular edema, while researchers study ocular disease. Education is a priority for the department, which offers competitive fellowship programs and public education on eye health.


Pre-Clinical Model May Enable Development of New Treatments for Leading Cause of Age-Related Vision Loss

January 18, 2022

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have developed a pre-clinical model of the leading cause of central vision loss in older individuals, called dry age-related macular...