Our Research Labs

The research laboratories of the Flaum Eye Institute encompass over 24,000 sq. ft. of space dedicated to discovering the mechanisms of eye disease and developing new technology to treat and detect threats to our vision. Housed in a single building with easy access to a 40,000+ visit per year patient clinic and a clinical trials unit, the laboratories of individual investigators are designed to promote collaboration between scientists and their clinical counterparts. Manned by many NIH funded researchers and their collaborators, there are:

  • 12,000 sq. ft. of dry labs
  • 10,000 sq. ft. of wet labs
  • 2,000 sq. ft. histology core
  • 1,500 sq. ft. clinical trials suite

Within individual labs are many unique capabilities with instrumentation that is unique including specialized human testing capabilities such as:

  • Visual accommodation lab
  • Refractive lab
  • Dry eye environmental chamber
  • Adaptive optics retinal imaging suite
  • Virtual reality / vision retraining laboratory

Aquavella Lab

Chung Lab

Feldon Lab

Gan Lab

Hunter Lab

Huxlin Lab

Kiernan Lab

Libby Lab

Merigan Lab

Yoon Lab