UW Medicine Eye Institute

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    UW Medicine Eye Institute Overview



UW Medicine Eye Institute Subspecialties

  • UW Medicine Comprehensive

    General eye care practitioners and patients


  • UW Medicine Cornea

    Refractive Surgery through the eyes of a patient


  • UW Medicine Glaucoma

    Advanced eye care for glaucoma patients


  • UW Medicine Neuro-Ophthalmology

    Care for eye conditions caused for neurologic disease


  • UW Medicine Oculoplastics

    Elective surgery options and trauma care


  • UW Medicine Retina

    Patient care and research for retinal disease


  • UW Medicine Uveitis

    Treatment for inflammation of the eye



Eye Conditions

Learn about eye disease, interventions, causes and treatment options.

  • age-related Macular Degeneration
    Age-related Macular Degeneration

    Deterioration of the retina

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  • cataracts

    The world’s leading cause of reversible blindness

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  • glaucoma

    A disease that damages the eye’s optic nerve 

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  • Diabetic Retinopathy
    Diabetic Retinopathy

    Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness

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  • Dry eye syndrome
    Dry Eye Syndrome

    Abnormal tear film affects more than comfort

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  • anatomy of the eye
    All Eye Conditions

    A great source to learn about eye disease and treatment

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Elissa M. Hanna, M.D.

Spotlight: Eissa M. Hanna, M.D.

“In every patient I see a family member requiring my best and most compassionate care. I always start with a careful ear and continue with an open mind.”


  • Spotlight: Laura C. Huang, MD

    “From developing that individual relationship with a child to communicating with the patient's family, I believe in the importance of cultivating...