Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


Over the years, the department also has enjoyed philanthropic support, including endowed chairs, faculty scholars and research funding from patients, friends, families, foundations and concerned individuals. The partnerships with and investments made by all our donors are essential to maintaining our high standard of excellence in research and are greatly appreciated.

All levels of support are welcome. To make a donation to visual research, please visit our online donation page. 

And, for information on making a multi-year pledge on deferred gifts, or to inquire about named gift opportunities, please contact the office of institutional advancement at 718.430.2412.



Newsweek interviews Dr. Jan Vijg about a new “fasting” diet that may provide the benefits of calorie restriction, which decreases age-related disease and inflammation. (Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015)

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