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Established in 1925, the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences is proud to be a leader in providing excellent eye care; conducting innovative and sight-saving research; and training future ophthalmologists and researchers who are dedicated to patient care, education, and research.

The following accounts represent the top philanthropic priorities of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences.

Gift Amount

Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Enrichment Fund


Gifts to this unrestricted fund support the Department's areas of greatest priority.

Ophthalmology Resident & Fellow Education Fund


This fund supports education and research for the Department's residents and fellows.

Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research Director Excellence Fund


Your gift to this fund will be used by the director of the Wynn Institute for the "greatest strategic needs" of the institute. Such needs include: recruiting new scientists; purchasing new equipment; supporting critical aspects of important projects that federal grant agencies have been reluctant to fund; and establishing collaborations with scientists from other institutions.

Other Ophthalmology Area of Interest


See a list of our other Ophthalmology funds. If you do not see the area you want to support, please specify your area of interest in the "Comments about this gift or site" field. You will find this field in the Personal Information as you complete your gift.

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