Eye Surgery

The eye care specialists in the Department of Ophthalmology at UI Health provide unparalleled eye surgery care, including surgical management of the most severe, vision-threatening diseases and routine age-related eye conditions. Home of Illinois Eye & Ear, the Department of Ophthalmology at UI Health is a leading referral destination in the Greater Chicago area for eye trauma and other complicated eye problems.


Our surgical services include:

    • Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery
      • Artificial Cornea and Keratoprosthesis (KPro) Program
      • Corneal Transplantation Including DMEK, DSAEK/ DSEK, DALK, and PKP
      • Cross-Linking Program
    • Glaucoma Surgery
      • Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS), Trabeculectomy, Aqueous Shunts, and Laser Glaucoma Surgery
    • Illinois Center for Thyroid Eye Disease (TED)
    • LenSx Program: Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery and Premium Cataract Surgery
    • Neuro-Ophthalmology Surgery
    • Ocular Oncology
    • Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery
      • Cosmetic Surgery: Eyelid and Forehead Lifts, Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty
      • Eyelid Surgery: Blepharoplasty, Ptosis, Brow Lifts
      • Non-surgical Rejuvenation: Neurotoxin, Facial Fillers, Chemical Peels
      • Tearing Surgery: Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy
      • Tumors: Eyelid, Orbital and Skull Base Cancers
    • Retinal and Posterior Segment Surgery
      • Laser Treatment
      • Retinal Detachment Surgery
      • Vitreous Microsurgery
    Two surgeons wearing sugical caps, masks and goggles performing surgery.

    Our Eye Surgeons

    Request an Appointment

    To request an appointment, please call 312-996-EYES (3937) or click here for more ways to schedule.

    Our Location

    Specialty Care Building (SCB)
    1009 S. Wood St.
    Chicago, IL 60612

    Valet Parking is Available 
    Heading north on Wood Street, pull to the right at 1009 S. Wood St.