Specialty Eye Care for the Full Range of Eye Conditions

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Duke ophthalmologists specialize in diagnosing and treating the full range of eye conditions including corneal disease, retinal disease, glaucoma, eye cancer, and others. We use the most advanced diagnostic, surgical, and non-surgical treatments to provide effective, personalized care. Our goal is to ensure prompt treatment at the earliest possible stage to halt or slow the progression of eye diseases.

Our Providers
Meet our doctors, view their profiles, and select the one that’s right for you.

Specialists for All Your Eye Care Needs

Our ophthalmologists include specialists who are expertly equipped to treat a wide range of conditions. 

  • Ocular immunologists specialize in immunological diseases of the eye, including autoimmune disorders.
  • Retinal specialists are experts in retinal degeneration, both genetic and nongenetic.
  • Oculofacial plastic surgeons are ophthalmologists who are specially trained to improve the appearance of your eyes and face and to preserve your vision following cancer, trauma, or congenital defects.
  • Ocular oncologists work with a team of cancer experts to treat eye cancer.

You can schedule a new appointment with some of our providers online. Use this link to find available times and clinic locations.

Why Choose Duke

Comprehensive Care
We combine specialized testing, evaluation, and time with your eye doctor in one visit so you can avoid multiple trips to the clinic. Our goal is to create an effective treatment plan tailored to your needs. 

Access to Routine Eye Care
If you require vision correction, optometrists at North Carolina Eye Ear Nose and Throat perform routine eye exams to assess the health of your eyes and your visual acuity. They offer prescription glasses and contact lens fittings and prescriptions.

Expert Surgical Team
Our skilled eye surgeons work closely with anesthesiologists and nurses who have focused their training and experience in eye surgery. Our dedicated surgical suites are equipped with the latest technology for the best outcome.

Our Locations

Duke Health offers locations throughout the Triangle. Find one near you.

Respected Leaders
Duke eye doctors are respected leaders in ophthalmology. They serve in leadership roles for professional societies, share their expertise and research with peers around the world, and train the next generation of ophthalmologists. Our eye doctors research and develop innovative eye imaging methods, surgical techniques, and treatments that improve patient care. 

Remote, Written Second Opinion Reports
Get a written second opinion report from a Duke Health specialist from the comfort of your home. A second opinion can confirm or offer a different diagnosis, provide information about the most advanced treatments available, and ensure confidence in your decisions when faced with a serious medical condition. Learn more about our remote second opinion platform and process.

Compassionate, Supportive Environment
We offer patient support services, including educational materials and programs.

Specialized Eye Care Services

Urgent Eye Care
Our comprehensive specialists provide treatment for urgent conditions such as ocular trauma, infections, acute visual problems, and other emergency eye care needs.

Vision Rehabilitation
Our low vision rehabilitation program is staffed by dedicated occupational therapists who use a variety of equipment and assistive technology to maximize your quality of life.

Advanced Imaging Technology
We use the most powerful imaging available such as fundus photography and optical coherence tomography (OCT) devices to take detailed pictures of your eyes. These technologies help your eye doctor diagnose your eye condition and recommend the most appropriate treatment.  

Best Eye Hospital in North Carolina

Where you receive your care matters. Duke University Hospital is proud of our team and the exceptional care they provide. They are why our ophthalmology program is ranked seventh in the nation and is the highest-ranked program in North Carolina, according to U.S. News & World Report for 2023–2024.

This page was medically reviewed on 12/15/2023 by