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Comprehensive Eye Care Resource

The Ophthalmology Service at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) provides a comprehensive resource for all disorders of the eye with care provided by Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary specialists on the medical staff at BWH. We provide inpatient consult and trauma services at BWH and outpatient services and surgery at the nearby Massachusetts Eye and Ear Longwood outpatient center in the Longwood Medical Area.

Our services include routine eye care as well as comprehensive evaluation and treatment of complex and systemic disorders.

  • Routine annual eye and vision exams
  • Cataract surgery
  • Common eye disorders, including glaucoma, macular degeneration, blepharitis, conjunctivitis and dry eye
  • Consultation services for tertiary ophthalmic care
  • Optometry and contact lens services

Our Surgeons

Our world-renowned ophthalmic surgeons, have completed post-residency subspecialty training, are board certified and are faculty at Harvard Medical School.

Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract Consultation Service (COS)

Our services include comprehensive evaluation and treatment of complex and systemic disorders such as diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataract and retinal detachment.

Inpatient Consultation and Ocular Trauma Services

Since July 2009, our team has provided care for patients admitted to the BWH emergency department and for the inpatient consultation service at BWH. In caring for our patients, we create working partnerships with them, their referring physicians, and the colleagues who join us in providing their care. We understand and value the role of each member of the patient care team.

Ocular trauma care provided by the emergency department at BWH coordinated by the Director of Massachusetts Eye and Ear’s Trauma Service and is supported by over 60 physicians specializing in ophthalmic care.

To Request an Appointment

To schedule an appointment at our BWH Longwood campus located at 800 Huntington Avenue, please call (617) 573-3202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, between 8:30am and 5pm. Appointment requests may also be placed online.

Subspecialty Ophthalmic Care

Patients have ready access to subspecialty eye care at the main campus on Charles Street and at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Longwood. Services are:


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