Optical Services

The WVU Eye Institute offers adults and kids comprehensive eye exams to provide a complete evaluation of the health of your eyes and your vision. Our highly-trained ophthalmologists perform screening tests for common eye diseases and other vision problems. We offer same-day cataract surgery and LASIK vision correction surgery. Our vision specialists provide you with a variety of routine, preventive, and specialty services – all at one convenient location.

Eyeglasses and contact lens prescriptions from Eye Institute providers and outside providers are accepted at our Eye Shop, open in the WVU Eye Institute on Monday through Friday from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Discounts are available for WVU Medicine employees, WVU employees, students, and veterans. Most vision insurances are accepted, and we participate in health savings cards and spending account plans.

Screenings during a comprehensive eye exam may include:

  • Cataracts
  • Color blindness
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism
  • Overall eye health