Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Cataract
    Cataracts occur when the normal lens of the eye becomes cloudy. Treatments and procedures are available for patients with severe cases.

  • Diabetes
    Diabetes is a chronic condition that causes a person to have high blood glucose and its symptoms include frequent urination, unusual thirst, extreme fatigue and irritability, cuts or bruises that are slow to heal.

  • Glaucoma
    Glaucoma is a condition characterized by increased pressure in the eye and impaired eyesight, ranging from slight vision loss to total blindness.

  • Neurocutaneous Syndromes
    Tuberous sclerosis and neurofibromatosis are just a couple of the neurocutaneous syndromes treated by our skilled neurologists.

  • Ocular (Eye) Melanoma
    If you have been diagnosed with ocular melanoma, the most common malignant eye tumor, our specialists can provide personalized treatment options.

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
    Our specialists work with patients to develop a treatment plan to protect retinas as long as possible from retinitis pigmentosa, an eye disease that causes blindness.

  • Retinoblastoma
    Our treatment center is one of only two programs in the U.S. to treat the rare disease, retinoblastoma, which is a cancerous tumor of the eye.

  • Sjögren's Syndrome
    Our physicians offer various treatment options that will relieve your symptoms of Sjögren's syndrome including dry eyes, dry mouth, and dental decay.