The Clinics

The Glaucoma Clinic is a division of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa. The department covers all aspects of ophthalmic care and is consistently rated among the top few departments of ophthalmology in the United States.

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The Glaucoma Clinic is staffed by 4 faculty (shown above): Erin A. Boese MD, John H. Fingert MD PHD, Andrew E. Pouw MD, and Nathaniel C. Sears, MD. All four are fellowship trained glaucoma specialists who are renowned for their expertise in glaucoma management. The senior faculty, Dr. Fingert, has been recognized as one of the the "Best Doctors in Americaā€¯.

Best Doctors 2011 Badge
The Glaucoma Clinic is in the Pomerantz Family Pavilion on the 1st floor. It consists of 7 fully equipped examination lanes. The department shares 6 full-time perimetrists who provide outstanding visual field support for our patients. We have one of the few departments in the country that is still able to do Goldmann (manual) visual field testing on a routine basis. We also have 5 full-time photographers who support us by taking photographs, as well as performing scans of the optic nerve and the nerve fiber layer of the retina. All of the latest treatment modalities are present.
The Glaucoma Clinic is in the Pomerantz Family Pavilion on the 1st floor. It consists of 7 fully equipped examination lanes. The department shares 6 full-time perimetrists who provide outstanding visual field support for our patients. We have one of the few departments in the country that is still able to do Goldmann (manual) visual field testing on a routine basis. We also have 5 full-time photographers who support us by taking photographs, as well as performing scans of the optic nerve and the nerve fiber layer of the retina. All of the latest treatment modalities are present.

Within the clinic the faculty are involved in providing the most up to date patient care but also teaching. We have 1 fellow, 2 ophthalmology residents and a medical student in the clinic at any given time.