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Why Astigmatism Makes Lights Look Weird at Night

Outstanding patient care, education and research

At the UW Medicine Department of Ophthalmology, we take great pride in the quality of our care and our patients' satisfaction. We treat each patient as our own family member, applying compassionate, state-of-the-art medical and surgical care.

The leading edge of advances in Ophthalmology

We strive to improve the lives of those suffering from eye disease.  Our faculty members work in state-of-the-art facilities, pursuing excellence in research, education, and patient care.

Karalis Johnson Retina Center

A World-Class Research Center and Clinic

UW vision scientists are committed to improving diagnosis and treatment and ultimately finding cures for retina diseases. By locating our clinical facilities in direct proximity to our research laboratories, we can accelerate research while offering patients access to advances not yet available in the broader community.

UW Department of Ophthalmology

908 Jefferson St.. Seattle, WA 98104 (academic offices)
Harborview Medical Center (mailing address)
Box 359608, 325 Ninth Avenue Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.543.7250
Fax: 206.685.7055


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