Why Choose Duke
One of Few U.S. Facilities Offering Bionic Eye for Total Blindness
This exciting advance allows people with end-stage retinitis pigmentosa to gain improved functioning in their daily lives.
People travel from across the region to our specialized clinics, which are run by our experts in uveitis, retinitis pigmentosa, and retinal vein occlusion.
Compassionate, Supportive Environment
We offer patient support services, including educational materials and programs, a low vision rehabilitation program, and a dedicated social worker to help you and your loved ones manage your retinitis and maximize your quality of life.
Sophisticated Retinal Imaging
Our researchers are national leaders in the use of sophisticated imaging technology and interpreting their results. Our years of experience and extensive resources allow us to recommend the best treatment options for you. We are also one of the few centers in the U.S. to use OCT imaging in the operating room. This technology allows us to visualize the layers of the eye with greater detail and is used to more precisely guide treatment plans.