Ivey Eye Institute

Ivey Eye Institute inside entrance

The Ivey Eye Institute is the main referral centre for eye disease in Western Ontario, located at St. Joseph's Hospital in London, Ontario.

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What we do 

  • We provide quality medical and surgical eye care for our community and region.
  • We train future eye care practitioners.
  • We share our knowledge and understanding with our patients, students, and colleagues.
  • We carry out research to advance the state of the art of eye disorders and disease management.
A patient undergoes an eye exam in the Ivey Eye Clinic.
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Who we are

  • We are a respected source of excellence in diagnostic, medical and surgical eye care, ophthalmic teaching and research.
  • Our services are guided by the people we serve through close working alliances in the community and across the continuum of eye care.
  • From prevention through screening and visual rehabilitation, we assist individuals to preserve or regain their eyesight.
  • In all ways, we are visionary in the care we provide.
Doctor looking at patient's eyes

Who we serve

Patients come to the Ivey Eye Institute from as far east as the Niagara region, north to Sault Ste Marie and south to Essex County.

Our expertise also draws referrals from around the world.


Eye Research hallway

Clinical research at Ivey Eye Institute provides patients with access to cutting-edge clinical trials for a number of conditions. Both clinical and basic science is conducted through Lawson Health Research Institute, the research institute of St. Joseph's.

Education and training

For information on Ivey Eye Institute's academic role and training opportunities in ophthalmology, visit Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry’s website. 

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