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Subspecialties Retina, Basic & Translational Research

A Brave New World of Retina Research

By Allen C. Ho

We live in an age where science and technology are advancing fast – but not nearly fast enough for those afflicted by blinding eye conditions. Since its inception in 1832, Wills Eye Hospital has been a leader in patient care, medical education, and translational clinical research (1).  But this is no time to rest on our past achievements when there are still so many needs left unfulfilled in our clinics and surgical suites and when translational scientific advances offer potential opportunity for great benefit. These patient needs drive our team – and the whole institution – forward.

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About the Authors

Allen C. Ho

Attending Surgeon and Director of Retina Research at Wills Eye Hospital, Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University, and President of The Retina Society.


Carl D. Regillo

Chief of the Retina Service at Wills Eye Hospital

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