Patient Care

The Dean McGee Eye Institute (DMEI) is dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care. Patient care is provided in all the major subspecialty areas of ophthalmology including corneal and external diseases, glaucoma, medical and surgical diseases of the retina and vitreous, refractive surgery, orbital and oculoplastic diseases, neuro-ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, cataract surgery and lens implantation, ophthalmic pathology and oncology, contact lenses, ocular prosthetics, trauma and low vision services.

DMEI ranks as one of the largest ophthalmology institutes in the United States and is one of only a small handful of institutions in the Southwest and Midwest offering a complete spectrum of subspecialty eye care for everything from tumors to macular degeneration. DMEI provides services for over 160,000 patient visits each year. Nearly 40% of those patients are from outside the Oklahoma City metro area. The Institute offers care to all patients regardless of their ability to pay. In FY 2012 DMEI provided more than $1.12 million in indigent care to needy Oklahomans.

Additional information about eye health and disease is available at GetEyeSmart (OjosSanos).

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