About Wills Eye

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Wills Eye Hospital:
A Global Leader in Ophthalmology Since 1832

At Wills, we have a unique spirit. Although other eye hospitals may settle for good enough, and although others may rest on their accomplishments, we forge ahead. When the challenges of the world make it easier to stop, we have an answer: NEVER.

Driven by Mission. Focused on You.
Wills Eye is committed to preserving and protecting vision.
Wills Eye Hospital was established in 1832 through a bequest of Quaker merchant James Wills to the City of Philadelphia. From general eye care to comprehensive ophthalmic procedures, we are a non-profit specialty hospital consistently ranked at the top as one of the best eye hospitals in the United States.

Wills Eye meets the eye care needs of patients locally and around the world.

Wills Eye Physicians
Patient Care

Physicians at Wills Eye are driven by our mission: Skills with Compassion. Our dedicated and world-renowned ophthalmologists work with other healthcare professionals to provide patients with the best and highest quality care in all ophthalmic subspecialties.

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Ophthalmic Education

Since 1839 when we established the country’s first residency program in ophthalmology, Wills Eye has continued to be a world leader in training clinicians and researchers at all levels of ophthalmic education.

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Research and Innovation

Research is hope, and persistent research turns hope into cures. At Wills Eye, we leverage clinical and technological advances to drive therapeutic breakthroughs that preserve vision.

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Frequently asked questions

Wills Eye is committed to ensuring you receive the help and information needed to manage your health.

Committed to your care

Wills Eye is committed to protecting and preserving your vision. Our skilled and dedicated doctors provide ophthalmic medical services in all subspecialties with the needs of the patient as our top priority. Learn more about our world-renowned team, the wide range of medical eye services we offer, and the eye diseases and conditions we treat. Contact us if you have any questions or information regarding our services.

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