Casey's commitment to eye care

David J. Wilson, M.D.

At OHSU Casey Eye Institute, every member of our team is dedicated to a single mission: to promote the best possible eye health for you through education, research, clinical leadership and service to the community. 

Casey is a world-recognized academic regional eye center that attracts top specialists from around the globe. We are known for developing and utilizing the very latest treatments and technologies.

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Nationally Ranked

US News and World Report high performing hospitals logo 2018-2019

In addition to six specialties ranked in the top 50 in the U.S., OHSU was also ranked as high-performing in ophthalmology, meaning that the reputation of OHSU's Casey Eye Institute was ranked in the top 10 percent nationally. Learn more. 

Building momentum

Building on decades of innovation and collaboration, OHSU Casey Eye Institute is embracing a bold new goal – to eliminate blindness in Oregon and beyond. To set the stage for a new era of innovation, the institute is building a new facility to accelerate discovery and help reach more patients with better options, sooner. 

The building will be adjacent to the current structure on Marquam Hill, and be named the Oregon Elks Children's Eye Clinic, in recognition of a significant gift from the Elks Youth Eye Service (EYES) foundation. 

The building will house the Elks Children's Eye Clinic, the Macular Degeneration Center and the Ophthalmic Genetics Center, and have space for additional research and patient care needs. 

Groundbreaking on the new facility was in June 2018.

Learn how Casey's expansion will accelerate sight-saving research and better serve patients.

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OHSU Casey Eye Institute to provide new, FDA-approved gene therapy for a form of blindness

Oregon one of a few places nationwide currently set to offer treatment for this kind of inherited retinal disease.

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Visit by Buddhist high monk celebrates partnership between Casey Eye Institute and Myanmar eye hospital 

OHSU kicked off its global health collaboration in Myanmar with a special visit in July by the Buddhist High Monk of Myanmar. The event, which took place at Casey Eye Institute, featured a symbolic signing of a memorandum of understanding –or MOU –to honor the growing relationship between OHSU and the Tipitaka Eye Hospital in Myanmar. 

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Study finds that gene therapy for rare eye disease helps kids most

Scientists at OHSU Casey Eye Institute and Baylor College of Medicine's Cullen Eye Institute recently published findings from a clinical trial in the journal Ophthalmology, which showed that children had the greatest benefit from gene therapy for treatment of Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), a rare genetic disorder that causes childhood blindness

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