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Retina and Vitreous Clinic

The UCSF Retina and Vitreous Clinic specializes in treating both simple and complicated retinal detachments; diabetic and other retinal diseases; degenerative diseases of the retina, such as retinitis pigmentosa; inflammatory conditions of the posterior segment; and macular diseases, including macular degeneration, macular puckers and macular holes. We also offer expertise in all forms of vitreous surgery.

Doctor referral required

Our locations

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    Decorative Caduceus

    Extension Study for the Port Delivery System With Ranibizumab (Portal)

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Retinal Imaging in Patients With Inherited Retinal Degenerations

    The current study will assess cone spacing twice at baseline and every 6 months for 30 months. The primary outcome will be measured at 24 months.

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Metformin for the Minimization of Geographic Atrophy Progression in Patients With AMD

    Recruiting

    Awards & recognition

    • usnews-neurology

      Best hospital in Northern California

    • n10-2x

      Best in Northern California in ophthalmology

    Support services

    Patient Resource

    Case Management and Social Work

    Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.

    Class

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class

    This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.

    Patient Resource

    Patient Relations

    We welcome feedback about your experience at UCSF Health. Find out how to contact us with comments, questions or concerns.

    Patient Resource

    Spiritual Care Services

    Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.

    Preparing for your appointment

    What to Bring

    • Photo I.D.
    • Health insurance card
    • Insurance authorization, if required
    • Doctor's referral, if required
    • Recent test results related to your condition
    • List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
    • List of questions you may have
    • Device or paper for taking notes

    International Services

    If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical
    treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.

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    Interpreters

    UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
    English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.

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    Hospital Stays

    Checking into the hospital? Find helpful information by clicking on the relevant “Your Hospital Stay” booklet: Mission Bay, Parnassus or Mount
    Zion.

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    Your Doctor Visit

    See our top 10 tips for making your UCSF doctor’s appointment as stress-free and productive as possible.

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    Related clinics

    Comprehensive Ophthalmology & Optometry Clinic

    Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision

    Four locations available for services.

    Our research initiatives

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      UCSF Department of Ophthalmology Research

      The UCSF Department of Ophthalmology and the Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology are dedicated to uncovering the causes and mechanisms of eye diseases, with the goals of fighting vision loss and restoring sight.

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