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Vanderbilt Eye Institute

Our team of ophthalmologists and optometrists at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute treat a wide array of eye diseases that affect eye health and vision. We offer comprehensive care that includes primary eye care, vision screening, surgeries for conditions such as glaucoma and cataracts, and other treatments and surgeries for disorders of the eye.  

COVID-19: Guidance for Eye Care

See our COVID-19 information specific to Eye Institute patients.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all eye conditions, including:

Why Choose Vanderbilt Eye Institute

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    Experienced doctors

    The members of our team of doctors and surgeons are nationally recognized as leading experts in their field. With extensive specialized training, they are uniquely prepared to diagnose, treat and manage the full spectrum of eye diseases and disorders. ​

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    Team approach

    We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.

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    Advanced technology

    We use the latest technologies and techniques to give you the best possible care for your eyes and your vision.

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    Clinical trials

    As part of an academic medical center, we offer access to some of the most promising new approaches being tested in clinical trials. Find a clinical trial

  • medical record, Second opinions, cross, pen
    Second opinions

    A second opinion can help you make the best health decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to give you an informed opinion.

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    Multiple care locations

    We offer medical and support services with easy access locations throughout Middle Tennessee, so you can receive your care closer to you.

Helping the World See

At the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, we bring together research, education and clinical care to advance the treatment of eye diseases. We provide comprehensive care for patients with a range of conditions affecting eye health and vision. Hear what our leaders are doing to help restore and improve vision for our patients.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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    Contact lens fitting, all types
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    Conventional cataract removal surgery
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    Corneal transplant
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    Laser cataract removal surgery
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    Low vision assessments
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    Minimally invasive laser surgery for glaucoma
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    Prosthetic contact lenses
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2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232
2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed for lunch noon - 1 p.m
600 Veterans Drive, Suite A
Cookeville, TN 38501
4601 Carothers Parkway, Suite 450
Franklin, TN 37067
484 Golden Autumn Way, Suite 201
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.