Keith D. Carter, MD

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Welcome from the Chair

Welcome to the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and thank you for your interest in our department. Established in 1925, the eye department has a long history of providing outstanding care for our patients, conducting leading-edge, collaborative research, and educating the next generation of ophthalmologists and vision science researchers.

Keith D. Carter, MD

Lillian C. O'Brien and Dr. C.S. O'Brien Chair in Ophthalmology

Chairman and Department Executive Officer of Ophthalmology


Clinical Conference: Oculoplastics

Friday, September 27, 2019, 8:45am to 2:30pm

Featured Speaker: Robert Goldberg, MD, UCLA Health...

Iowa Eye Alumni Reception @ AAO 2019

Sunday, October 13, 2019, 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us at the Iowa Eye Alumni Reception during this year's American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. RSVP by September 27 to Joe Schmidt: or 319.384.8529