Welcome To The Dean McGee Eye Institute


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Eye Care for Your Entire Family

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The Premier Eye Center in Oklahoma

Headquartered in OKC, the Dean McGee Eye Institute offers your family members the most comprehensive eye care team in the state — which includes many national and international leaders within their fields.

Trusted by patients and professionals alike since opening in 1975, the Dean McGee Eye Institute provides world-renowned patient care for your entire family, including newborns, school-age children, teens, young adults, parents, and grandparents. From routine eye exams for glasses or contacts to LASIK vision correction surgery, our team can help you and your family see more clearly.

Whether you need treatment for cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, or any other eye disease, our clinicians and surgeons have the expertise and advanced technology to treat you close to home at one of the top eye institutes in the nation. We have more specialists than any other practice in the region, with an advanced surgery center dedicated solely to eye surgery. In addition to improved vision, we also provide a full array of cosmetic treatments for your eyes and face.

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All Your Eye Care Needs

Premium Cataract Surgery

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Cosmetic Treatments

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Dry Eye Treatments

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Your Best Vision

The History of Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma

Discover how Dean McGee Eye Institute became the 7th largest NIH-funded opthalmology center in the country. What started as a simple need for skilled opthalmologists turned into one of the most advanced, world-class vision research institutes.

Vision Research

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Our physicians, researchers, and clinical trial participants work together to discover new treatments for eye diseases and disorders leading the nation in vision research.

Nationally Ranked Education

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Thanks to our highly competitive, top-ranked residency and fellowship programs, a large number of Oklahoma ophthalmologists were trained at DMEI.

EyeSmart Eye Health Information from the American Academy of Ophthalmology

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Distinctly Dean McGee Eye Institute

In all that we do, the Dean McGee Eye Institute remains fully committed to helping you and your family achieve your best vision. Schedule an appointment with us today, and experience how we set the standard in eye care in Oklahoma City, Edmond, Lawton, and beyond!