Mayo Clinic doctors offer a wide range of eye care services for many eye conditions, from routine eye examinations to complex surgical procedures.

Treatments offered include:

Eye conditions evaluated or treated include:

  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Binocular vision
  • Black eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked tear duct
  • Blood in an eye
  • Cancer of the conjunctiva
  • Cancer of the eyelid
  • Cataracts
  • Chalazia
  • Chemical burns
  • Choroiditis
  • Coloboma
  • Colorblindness
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Corneal abrasion and injury
  • Corneal ulcers and infections
  • Drooping eyelid
  • Entropion and ectropion
  • Epiretinal membrane
  • Eye muscle balance problems
  • Foreign objects
  • Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy
  • Glaucoma (chronic and acute)
  • Hyperopia
  • Iritis
  • Ischemic optic neuropathy
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular hole
  • Melanoma of the eye
  • Misaligned eyes
  • Myopia
  • Optic neuritis
  • Orbital cellulitis
  • Presbyopia
  • Refractive errors
  • Retinal detachment
  • Retinal diseases
  • Retinal tears
  • Retinal vessel occlusion
  • Retinitis
  • Retinitis pigmentosa
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Scleritis and episcleritis
  • Sties
  • Tearing problems
  • Uveitis

Mayo Clinic doctors also treat other conditions that may affect your eyes, including diabetic retinopathy, Graves' disease, high blood pressure, stroke and cranial arteritis.

Read more about astigmatism, dry macular degeneration, wet macular degeneration, blepharitis, cataracts, poor color vision, pink eye (conjunctivitis), corneal abrasion, entropion, ectropion, Fuchs' dystrophy, glaucoma, farsightedness (hyperopia), nearsightedness (myopia), keratoconus, eye melanoma, lazy eye (amblyopia), optic neuritis, presbyopia, retinal detachment, retinoblastoma, sty, uveitis, iritis, watery eyes, dry eyes, blocked tear duct, blepharoplasty, cornea transplant, LASIK eye surgery and diabetic retinopathy.

  • Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have training and experience treating people with many eye conditions. Many Mayo eye doctors have advanced training in managing unusual and complex eye conditions.
  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in eye conditions (ophthalmologists and optometrists) work as a team with doctors in other specialties to evaluate and treat other underlying conditions you may have, when needed.
  • Latest technology. Mayo Clinic ophthalmologists and optometrists use the latest technologies to diagnose your condition.
  • Comprehensive eye care. Mayo Clinic offers complete adult and pediatric eye care services to treat eye conditions and provide follow-up care. Mayo Clinic doctors offer comprehensive eye examinations, refraction for eyeglasses, contact lens fitting, laser eye surgery and many other services. Mayo Clinic in Florida and Minnesota offer full-service optical shops and contact lens services. Mayo Clinic in Minnesota also offers a special Low Vision Service for people with impaired vision.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for ophthalmology by U.S. News & World Report.

At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.

Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.

Why Choose Mayo Clinic

What Sets Mayo Clinic Apart

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people. In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

Doctors trained in ophthalmology and optometry provide eye care for adults at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

For appointments or more information, call the Central Appointment Office at 800-446-2279 (toll-free) 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, Monday through Friday or complete an online appointment request form.

Doctors trained in ophthalmology and optometry provide eye care for adults at Mayo Clinic in Florida. A full-service optical shop on campus offers glasses and contact lenses.

For appointments or more information, call the Central Appointment Office at 904-953-0853 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday or complete an online appointment request form.

Doctors trained in ophthalmology and optometry provide eye care for adults and children at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. A full-service optical shop on campus offers glasses and contact lenses.

For appointments or more information, call the Central Appointment Office at 507-538-3270 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday or complete an online appointment request form.

Doctors trained in ophthalmology and optometry provide eye care for children at Mayo Clinic in in Minnesota. A full-service optical shop on campus offers glasses and contact lenses.

For appointments or more information, call the Central Appointment Office at 507-538-3270 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday or complete an online appointment request form.

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in eye conditions (ophthalmology) and others study new diagnostic tests and treatments for many eye conditions. Learn more about research in ophthalmology.

Read about Mayo Clinic's retina photography project to ensure early detection and treatment of diabetic retinopathy, amblyopia studies and glaucoma research.

Jun. 19, 2012