Research focused on reversing and preventing blindness

Today’s medical environment offers a myriad of research opportunities for ophthalmology educators and practitioners. Through our research efforts, faculty at the Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences are helping to reverse and prevent blindness for patients. We are always recruiting patient participants for our clinical trials.

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Moving Vision Science Forward

Department Research Highlights

Achievements through Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center share how the support of the Columbus Lions Eye Research Fund contribute to the study of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, corneal dystrophies, glaucoma, genetic predictors of ocular cancer, and other ophthalmic diseases and disorders.
More about our research

More about our research