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The latest in prevention, diagnostics and treatment options for a wide spectrum of eye conditions - from the routine to the complex. Learn why Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute is among the world’s most advanced eye centers.

Why Choose the Cole Eye Institute?

Cleveland Clinic is recognized in the U.S. and throughout the world for its expertise and care. Our retina team has some of the best clinical outcomes in the field, and is passionate about leading the way in research and innovation for retinal diseases. The Cole Eye Institute is undergoing an exciting transformation, with the Jeffrey and Patricia Cole Pavilion building expansion that will more than double the size of our main campus location. This expansion will add 50 new exam rooms, a new surgical center with 10 operating rooms, a refractive surgery suite with 3 operating rooms, and a leading-edge educational space for our residents and fellows. Our team has grown exponentially, and we are seeing more patients than ever with over 360,000 outpatient visits, 19,500 surgeries, annually. Our patients also have access to over 50 clinical trials. We invite you to watch a video to learn more about our efforts and commitment innovation, research, and advancing the field of ophthalmology for patients worldwide.

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Our Doctors

We can help you choose the top specialist from our pool of ophthalmologists and other eye physicians and doctors.

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Ophthalmology Services

Our physicians, surgeons, nurses and other health care professionals work together in areas of expertise to provide the highest level of patient care.

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Conditions & Treatments

Find information on eye diseases and conditions we treat. View a list from A to Z.

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Online Virtual Visits

Online Virtual Visits

You can stay connected to your healthcare team though virtual visits, using your smartphone, tablet or computer. Ask your provider about what options are available.

Treatment Guides

Cole Eye Institute Treatment Guides

Looking for reliable information on specific eye conditions? These comprehensive treatment guides provide useful information on various Ophthalmology needs and the treatments available for patients. Browse and download the free guides below to find more information.

Retail Optical Shops

Retail Optical Shops

Find a Cole Eye location near you offering a wide selection of high-end retail eyewear, in addition to many of the other eye care services we provide.

Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Brad playing basketball and Brad after eye surgery.

Former Cleveland Cavaliers Player Brad Daugherty’s Vision Improves After Seeking Second Opinion

Jun 12, 2024

“I'm back to jogging, working out, playing with my grandkids – doing all the things I like to do. I have my quality of life back. If I have anything going on, eyes, heart, whatever, I'm going to Cleveland Clinic.”
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Gabe and his mother Olivia and his brother Elijah

Multispecialty Team Saves Toddler with Eye Cancer

Jul 21, 2021

"When Gabe looks in a mirror, we don’t want him to see a kid who had cancer. We want him to see a kid who likes to play basketball, a kid who’s good at math, a kid who wants to be a doctor when he grows up. That’s what we want, to cure the cancer and give a person the most normal life that they can have.”

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Diabetic retinopathy patient, Mark Campbell with his grandkids.

Healthy Diet and Timely Treatment Save Grandfather from Diabetic Blindness

Dec 26, 2019

“It’s what you’re putting in your mouth that can really affect your diabetes. And, I didn’t make diet a priority, like I do now.”
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