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Cleveland Clinic's Cole Eye Institute provides outstanding resources for clinicians and researchers seeking to treat such complex problems as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataracts, retinal detachments, uveitis, strabismus and pediatric eye disorders, among many other diseases.

Cleveland Clinic's Cole Eye Institute training program covers the breadth and depth of ophthalmologic subspecialties, including cataract, cornea and external disease, glaucoma, keratorefractive and corneal surgery, neuro-ophthalmology, ocular oncology, oculoplastics and orbital surgery, pediatric ophthalmology, uveitis, vitreoretinal diseases and surgery.

This program also affords the opportunity for research to prepare interested residents for a career in academic ophthalmology. 

Residents are expected to participate in basic and clinical research projects and are encouraged to present findings at national meetings.

We are excited by the continuing innovation and excellence that characterize the Cole Eye Institute.

Continuing Medical Education
Offering one of the largest hospital-based continuing medical education programs in the U.S.
Distinguished Lecture Series
Providing a forum for renowned researchers to present their latest research findings.
Grand Rounds
Designed for residents, fellows and staff physicians as well as subspecialty ophthalmologists.
Medical Student/ Clerkship/Rotations
Giving students the opportunity to observe and learn from leading ophthalmologists.
Welcoming ophthalmologists to visit and observe clinical practice, including surgery.
Ophthalmology Update Newsletter
Information on state-of-the-art diagnostic and management techniques and current research.
Refer a Patient
Information for physicians who want to refer patients to Cole Eye.
Residencies & Fellowships
Learn more about residencies and fellowships available at Cole Eye.

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