Eye Surgery

The eye care specialists in the Department of Ophthalmology at UI Health provide unparalleled Surgical Ophthalmic care, including surgical management of the most severe, vision threatening diseases as well as more routine age-related conditions. Home of Illinois Eye and Ear, the Department of Ophthalmology is Chicagoland's premier referral center for ophthalmic trauma and complex ophthalmic pathology. We are the region's only Level 1 eye trauma center, and our General Eye Clinic serves as the only emergency eye clinic in all of Chicago.


Our surgical services include:

    • Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery
      • Artificial Cornea and Keratoprosthesis (KPro) Program
      • Corneal Transplantation Including DMEK, DSAEK/ DSEK, DALK, and PKP
      • Cross-Linking Program
      • Laser Vision Correction Service (LASIK)
    • Glaucoma Surgery
      • Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS), Trabeculectomy, Aqueous Shunts, and Laser Glaucoma Surgery
    • Illinois Center for Thyroid Eye Disease (TED)
    • LenSx Program: Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery and Premium Cataract Surgery
    • Neuro-Ophthalmology Surgery
    • Ocular Oncology
    • Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery
      • Cosmetic Surgery: Eyelid and Forehead Lifts, Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty
      • Eyelid Surgery: blepharoplasty, Ptosis, Brow Lifts
      • Non-surgical Rejuvenation: Neurotoxin, Facial Fillers, Chemical Peels
      • Tearing Surgery: Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy
      • Tumors: Eyelid, Orbital and Skull Base Cancers
    • Retinal and Posterior Segment Surgery
      • Laser Treatment
      • Retinal Detachment Surgery
      • Vitreous Microsurgery
    Two surgeons wearing sugical caps, masks and goggles performing surgery.

    Request an Appointment

    To request an appointment, please call 312-996-EYES (3937) or click here for more ways to schedule.