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Welcome from the Chair

Welcome to the Department of Ophthalmology and 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, FACS
  • Lillian C. O'Brien and Dr. C.S. O'Brien Chair in Ophthalmology
  • Chairman and Department Executive Officer of Ophthalmology


Clinical Conference: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Friday, October 15, 2021, 8:45am to 2:30pm

More information coming soon....

24th Annual Optometric Conference

Friday, May 13, 2022, 8:00am to 3:15pm

Each Spring faculty at the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences present a full-day conference for optometric practitioners. This conference will provide the optometric practitioner with information that will assist him/her with diagnostic dilemmas and patient questions that are encountered daily. This activity will also provide information about current and expected diagnostic and treatment options for a variety of eye diseases. Finally, this activity will...