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Ralph B. Hester III, MD

Steven R. Sarkisian, Jr., MD

Brian K. Firestone, MD

Mahmoud A. Khaimi, MD

Advanced Ophthalmology & Optometry Eye Care Services and Ophthalmology, Research and Education for OKC and the Global Community

Trusted by patients and professionals alike since opening in 1975, the Dean McGee Eye Institute headquartered in OKC serves all Oklahomans and the global community and is world renowned for patient eye care, education, and vision research. 

Seeking an Ophthalmologist or Optometrist in OKC, Edmond, or Lawton?

Dean McGee Eye Institute is a trusted provider of eye care in Oklahoma and many of our doctors are national and international leaders in their field. Here, patients of all ages have access to services from every major subspecialty in ophthalmology. In addition, we also have optometrists on staff. From routine eye exams, glasses and contact lenses, to cataract and glaucoma care, to corrective surgeries such as LASIK, to treatment of corneal and retinal, and ocular cancer, find the care you need right here. Contact us for an appointment today, or read more about the many eye care services we provide for both pediatric and adult patients.

A nationally ranked education program

The residency education program at Dean McGee Eye Institute (in affiliation with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine) is one of the top 20 programs in the nation, and eighth among public universities.  We are home to the only MD residency program in ophthalmology in the state of Oklahoma and receive more than 400 applications annually for five available positions.  A large percentage of ophthalmologists in Oklahoma were trained here.

A leader in ophthalmology research 

Vision research is key in finding new treatments for eye diseases and disorders. Our ophthalmology research program is ranked among the best in the nation. The ultimate goal of our research is better patient outcomes, for our eye care patients and for those around the world suffering from vision loss. 


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