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Traveling to UPMC for Vision (Ophthalmology) Services

The UPMC Vision Institute includes board-certified eye and vision care experts, optometrists, residents, and more. They offer a full range of eye care services in many areas of expertise.

Our team gives high-quality care for everyday vision needs. These can include eye exams, contacts, and eyeglasses.

They also include expert care for the cornea, retina, optic nerve, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, and orbital disorders. This care aims to prevent vision loss and restore sight.

Our expertise is in clinical care and education. We also do cutting-edge research.

Our research aims to find new ways to stop, diagnose, and treat eye disorders and diseases. It also aims to preserve healthy vision.

We have several offices located in the greater Pittsburgh area. These offer a complete range of eye care services in convenient community locations. We'll also work with your eye doctor for expert services.

Vision Care in Pittsburgh

UPMC Mercy Pavilion
1622 Locust St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

The UPMC Mercy Pavilion is a state-of-the-art clinic in Pittsburgh's Uptown neighborhood. It offers many resources for our experts, visitors, and neighbors. These include:

  • Complete low-vision rehab and services.
  • Cutting-edge treatments.
  • A clinical trials center.
  • 410,000 square feet of clinical and research space.
  • Other resources such as life skills training, street labs, and a rooftop garden.
  • Screening and care for underserved populations.

The 10-story pavilion opened in Spring 2023. It's the first of its kind in the nation. It offers life-changing care for people with special vision needs.

UPMC St. Margaret
100 Delafield Rd., Suite 201B
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Located right off Route 28 in Aspinwall, a Pittsburgh, Pa. suburb, UPMC St. Margaret is an award-winning hospital. Situated on a 21-acre campus, it's a Magnet®-designated hospital.

This is the highest honor of international recognition for nursing excellence and leadership. It speaks to the highest standards of patient care, safety, and outcomes.

UPMC Outpatient Center
1300 Oxford Dr.
Bethel Park, PA 15102

The UPMC Outpatient Center is just off Route 19 near the South Hills Village in Bethel Park, Pa., a suburb in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. It offers specialty and diagnostic care, free ample parking, and a friendly and knowledgeable staff. It also has an outpatient surgery center.

UPMC at 125 Daughterty Drive
125 Daugherty Dr., Suite 320
Monroeville, PA 15146

Located just off Route 22 in Monroeville, Pa., an eastern suburb of Pittsburgh, UPMC at 125 Daugherty Drive offers a variety of specialty and surgical services. These include breast oncology, ENT/otolaryngology, general surgery, gynecology, ophthalmology, podiatry, and urology.

UPMC Shadyside
Aiken Medical Building
532 S. Aiken Ave., Suite 520
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

The Aiken Medical Building is in UPMC Shadyside, a nationally ranked hospital located in Pittsburgh's Shadyside neighborhood. The American Nurses Credentialing Center through Magnet Recognition® recognizes UPMC Shadyside for nursing excellence. Receiving Magnet Recognition® is one of the highest achievements a hospital can reach in professional nursing.

1603 Carmody Ct., Suite 104
Sewickley, PA 15143

This location is just off of Interstate 79 in Sewickley, Pa., a suburb in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. It also offers complete medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases.

This includes lens and low-vision services, cornea and refractive surgery, neuro-ophthalmology, orbital, oculoplastic, and aesthetic surgery. It also includes retina and vitreoretinal surgery services.

Learn more about traveling to Pittsburgh and lodging options.

Travel Assistance for International Patients

UPMC offers help for international patients who seek care in Pittsburgh or at UPMC ISMETT in Palermo, Italy.

A passion for innovation lies at the heart of what we do. Our internationally recognized clinical and research programs translate this into advanced, custom care for patients from around the world.

UPMC Traveling Patient Services makes the journey more convenient. It does this with support services that help patients and their families navigate UPMC. Our team assists patients with needs such as:

  • Clinical care coordination.
  • Housing support and recreation.
  • Translation services.
  • Travel coordination.

Together, we help people reach UPMC in the most comfortable, stress-free manner possible.

Learn more about UPMC Traveling Patient Services.