Ophthalmology (Eye Care) in Burlington, VT

The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, VT, offers advanced ophthalmology diagnosis and treatment for various conditions related to eye care and vision.

At UVM Medical Center Ophthalmology, we'll match you with the doctor best suited to care for your individual needs. Your tailor-made team of ophthalmologists and certified ophthalmic technicians and technologists is committed to providing you with health care of the highest quality delivered in a friendly atmosphere.

And as Vermont's university hospital, The UVM Medical Center delivers the latest knowledge and research-based treatment by an extended team of ophthalmology experts found only at a medical center of this caliber.

Neuro and Diabetic Ophthalmology Specialists

Patients experiencing neuro-ophthalmologic conditions have access to an integrated team that incorporates our colleagues in Neurology and Neurosurgery. And diabetic patients benefit from care that involves close collaboration among ophthalmologists, and specialists from our Departments of Medicine, Family Medicine and Pediatrics.

Learn More About Ophthalmology at UVM Medical Center

Explore this site for more information, including our convenient ophthalmology clinic locations, plus details on all of our eye care services. You can also call us anytime at (802) 847-0000 or (800) 358-1144.

Ophthalmology Services

The University of Vermont Medical Center Ophthalmology's comprehensive care includes:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of Cataracts
  • Diagnosis and treatment of Glaucoma
  • Corneal transplantation
  • Corneal infections and inflammation
  • Corneal surface disorders, dry eye
  • Ocular rosacea
  • Herpes simplex disease of the eye
  • Herpes zoster disease of the eye
  • Other corneal refractive techniques
  • Cosmetic and Reconstructive eyelid plastic surgery
  • Orbital surgery
  • Double vision
  • Retinal holes and tears
  • Retinal detachments
  • Penetrating injuries of the eye
  • Inflammation of the eyes (uveitis)
  • Retinal vascular disease
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Hereditary retinal diseases
  • Retinitis pigmentosa
  • Subretinal surgery
  • All varieties of retinal laser
  • Photodynamic therapy for macular degeneration
  • Laser for glaucoma
  • Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Tear duct surgery
  • Botulinum toxin injections

We offer the latest therapeutic techniques using the Argon and Yag lasers.

View Our Locations

Front entrance photo of UVM Medical Center's Ophthalmology center on Shelburne Road.

Ophthalmology - Shelburne Road

 (802) 847-9462

462 Shelburne Road
Suite 201
Burlington, VT 05401-6947

Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Exterior photo of the UVM Medical Center entrance.

Ophthalmology - Main Campus

 (802) 847-1481

111 Colchester Avenue
Main Campus, West Pavilion, Level 5
Burlington, VT 05401-1473

Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Ophthalmology - Berlin

Ophthalmology - Berlin

 (802) 229-1353

58 East View Lane
Berlin, VT 05641-5324

Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Ophthalmology program at The University of Vermont Medical Center offers advanced diagnosis and treatment for various conditions related to eye care and vision. Our providers also teach and conduct research. Because we are a university hospital, we offer a setting that combines education, training and the latest advancements in technology. This allows our physicians to educate others and conduct vital research, which fuels better care for our patients.

Learn more about our clinical, research and academic missions below.

Patient Care

How to refer a patient to The UVM Medical Center Ophthalmology program:

  • Call (toll free): 888-362-3242
  • Fax Referral Line: 802-847-2001
  • Email: ReferralCenteratuvmhealth [dot] org (ReferralCenter[at]uvmhealth[dot]org)  Note: please send encrypted files.

For information on the Office of Provider Relations, Provider Access Services and Patient Placement Services, visit Patient Referral Resources.


Fellowship and Residency Programs - The UVM Medical Center offers post-medical degree training programs in over 17 service lines. Visit Vermont Residency and Fellowship Programs for more information.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) – Our CME program offers a series of medical courses for health care professionals to learn about new and developing areas of their fields. Visit CME.

Grand Rounds - Grand Rounds present current medical topics and developments. They are sponsored by individual departments on a regular basis.


At The UVM Medical Center, we believe that research enhances the quality of clinical care by facilitating critical thinking. As one of the major ophthalmology clinical research centers in New England, we give patients access to cutting-edge treatments and technological advances. Our research helps us develop tomorrow's care while aiding patients today.

For more research information visit the Division of Ophthalmologyat the University of Vermont or go to the Office of Clinical Trials Researchto receive up-to-date information on the latest clinical trials.