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Tulane Ophthalmology is relocating from Tulane University Medical Center in downtown (11415 Tulane Ave. 4th Floor) New Orleans to East Jefferson General Hospital (4224 Houma Blvd Suit100., Metairie) in April 2024. Click here to learn more about our location and services.

Our Ophthalmology Clinic provides extensive outpatient, inpatient and emergency eye care. Our specialists are committed to the preservation and promotion of vision wellness. The department provides a broad scope of services that range from routine eye exams to glaucoma management to cataract surgery. Our Ophthalmology Clinic offers the latest state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging equipment that detects eye diseases at their earliest onset. Early detection and treatment is important to maintaining eye health. Services are provided to neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients by our Ophthalmology staff. Age-specific care is provided with concern for the special needs of each population. Interpreters are available for speech/hearing-impaired patients as well as for non-English speaking patients.

The Ophthalmology Department also participates in many clinical research studies, providing eligible patients free study medicines and eye care while offering a broad scope of services dedicated to the care and treatment of conditions of the eye.

Services & treatments

  • Routine Eye Exams
  • Glaucoma Management
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Low Vision Conditions
  • Full-service Optical Shop
  • Diseases of the Cornea
  • Neurological Ophthalmic Conditions
  • Pediatric Ophthalmic Conditions
  • Ocular Oncology and Pathology
  • Ophthalmic Ultrasound Procedures
  • Ophthalmology Research Study Projects
  • Vitreo-Retinal Diseases
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Oculoplastics and Reconstructive Procedures
  • CK Procedure
  • Contact Lenses (available from simple to difficult fits including specialty lenses)

For more information, please visit the Tulane University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology.