Observership/Visitor

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The Cole Eye Institute welcomes ophthalmologists from the United States and abroad to visit and observe clinical practice, including surgery. Typically, the observership/visitor experience ranges in duration from several days to a month. Within this framework, visiting ophthalmologists have the opportunity to arrange a program in any of our subspecialty areas that includes clinical experience, surgery and research. These areas include:

  • Cornea and external diseases and refractive surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic oncology
  • Ophthalmic plastic and orbital surgery
  • Pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus
  • Uveitis
  • Vitreoretinal surgery

Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and availability is at the discretion of the faculty. Visiting ophthalmologists are responsible for their financial support and health insurance while at the Cole Eye Institute. 

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To find a Cole Eye Institute specialist for your needs, contact us at 216.444.2020 (or toll-free 800.223.2273, ext. 42020)

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To arrange a same-day visit, call 216.444.CARE (2273)

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