William R. Freeman, M.D. is a Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and Director, Jacobs Retina Center. The clinical research center at the Jacobs Center enables patients to benefit from the latest advances in diagnostic equipment and therapies. Laboratory researchers working in the Center focus on advancing promising therapies for macular degeneration, diabetes, tumors, inherited retinal disease, retinal detachment, macular holes and other important retinal diseases. http://shileyeye.ucsd.edu/faculty/william-freeman
The mission of the UCSD Eyemobile for children is to give young, underserved children the vision they need to succeed in school and in life by identifying, treating, and preventing vision disorders.
The Shiley Eye Institute is the only academic institution in the San Diego area with comprehensive programs for the clinical care of patients with eye disorders, cutting edge research on surgical techniques and treatments of eye diseases, education in the field of ophthalmology and innovative outreach to the community.