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COVID-19 Notice – Hamilton Eye Institute

The Hamilton Eye Institute is open for patient care - urgent, emergencies, and ongoing eye care. We are practicing social distancing at our 2 locations: HEI - downtown (930 Madison Avenue) and HEI - East (1068 Cresthaven Road). Please call 901.448.6650 for appointments.


Cataract-a-Thon to be held Saturday, June 12, 2021

Dear HEI Community,

I want to congratulate Dr. Brian Fowler and Dr. Salar Rafieetary on representing the Hamilton Eye Institute on WREG Live at 9:00 am. The Cataract-a-thon is such an important event and embodies who we are as community. The Cataract-a-thon will be held this Saturday June 12, 2021 at the Hamilton Eye Institute Surgery Center. We are grateful for all faculty and staff who volunteering their time and services to restore vision to those in greatest need. 

- Dr. Matthew Wilson, MD, FACS
Acting Chair

Dr. Matthew Wilson receives 2020 AAO Life Achievement Honor Award

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Matthew Wilson on receiving the 2020 AAO Life Achievement Honor Award. He is honored for his contributions to the Academy, its scientific and educational programs and to ophthalmology.

Congratulations, Dr. Wilson, on a job well done and as a great representation of UTHSC/HEI!


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Last Published: Jun 9, 2021