Department of Ophthalmology, Tongji Hospital, is a department providing expertise in clinical care, research and education. Within a decade, the annual numbers for out patients and emergent patients were both number one in Hubei Province. Origins of patients were from east and west of China, mainly from the 6 provinces in South-Central China.

The department offers several specialists’ clinical services including Corneal Diseases, Cataract, Glaucoma, Medical/Surgical Retina, Strabismus and Amblyopia, Ocular Trauma, Ocular surface diseases, Lacrimal duct diseases, LASIK Center etc. It’s also the Eye Bank of Red Cross Society of China Wuhan Branch, and the Low vision rehabilitation technical instruction center of Hubei province. 

The department is equipped with advanced and complete medical and research facilities. 1~2 research projects were granted in each year from the “National Natural Science Foundation of China”, and Province, City, Bureau, and our Hospital, respectively. Research interests and achievements are mainly focus on Glaucoma, Corneal Diseases, Retina and Lacrimal duct Diseases. Recently, both glaucomatous damages in the CNS and the clinical applications for using endoscope of lacrimal ducts are advanced at home and abroad.

Benefit from the huge construction and development in our hospital, our department is growing stronger and stronger. We have a faith that our united and rigorous professionals will bring the light back to every single patient.

The Dean of the department is Hong Zhang.