About the eye and eye disorders

Schepens Eye Research Institute, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, provides unparalleled expertise on threats to vision, now and into the future.

This educational resource provides up-to-date, reliable information on the most common blinding eye diseases and disorders, and about the research currently underway on new treatments and diagnostic tools. Want to learn more? On the navigation bar to your left you'll find links to information about the major blinding eye diseases, living with low vision, and things you can do today to protect your vision.  Our patient liaison, Rich Godfrey, is available to talk with you personally to answer questions about progress toward new treatments and cures and about living with low vision.

The information on this website is not meant to take the place of regular eye exams.