Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute

Cleveland Clinic is committed to providing exceptional eye care for the entire family at our locations throughout Ashland, Cuyahoga, Richland and Lorain Counties. We offer a comprehensive range of eye care services, delivered by a team of physicians using the latest cutting–edge technology and procedures.

Our basic eye care includes examinations and prescriptions for glasses and contacts. We also provide sophisticated diagnostic testing, medical and surgical treatments for eye disorders such as cataracts, glaucoma, retinal disease, macular degeneration, corneal problems and eye complications resulting from diabetes, as well as laser vision correction and other forms of refractive surgery.

In addition, most locations offer a wide variety of high-end designer frames and other retail eyewear options for your entire family. 

Appointments

Outpatient Surgery Centers

Our Lorain, Elyria and Avon locations offer fully accredited surgery centers giving patients the option to have outpatient surgery performed by a highly skilled Cleveland Clinic surgeon closer to home. Cleveland Clinic surgeons in Lorain County also perform a variety of specialty surgical procedures - many of which are minimally invasive.

Express Care Clinic Services

If you or your loved ones need immediate care for a sudden or unexpected medical condition, Cleveland Clinic offers Express Care Clinic, urgent and emergency care services in Lorain County.

Adults (14 years and older) can take advantage of Cleveland Clinic Express Care Clinic for walk-in convenience for common acute health problems at our Elyria and Lorain locations. Learn more about which level of care best suits your needs.

Emergency Services

Richard E. Jacobs Health Center in Avon includes a full-service emergency department (ED) open 24/7. Depending on your type of visit, there are specific areas designed to take care of your individual needs quickly and compassionately. Backed by the full resources of the Cleveland Clinic, the ED brings the advanced care of the Cleveland Clinic to your community.

Most importantly, should you need to be transferred to one of our community hospitals including Fairview, Lakewood or Lutheran hospitals or Main Campus for immediate critical care, Cleveland Clinic Critical Care Transport Services is always available by ambulance or helicopter.

Lab and Radiology Services

We offer full laboratory services for your convenience. A wide range of state-of-the-art imaging services including digital mammography, MRI and CT is offered by board-certified radiologists.

Community Events Calendar

We offer free Community Health Talks, educational workshops and classes, special events and support groups. For more information about Community Events in Lorain County, visit our News & Event page or check our Community Events Calendar to view a list of all upcoming Cleveland Clinic community events.