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Discover the Power of

Retina Education

for Healthy Eyes

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About OUR Team

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Image of Heather, Patient Care Specialist
Image of Matt, Health Educator at the Wilmer Eye Institute

Led by Dr. Peter Gehlbach, a highly accomplished retina specialist, our team at is driven by a shared passion for improving the lives of patients with retinal diseases. Our dedicated research team works tirelessly to advance our understanding of these conditions and develop innovative approaches to patient care and education.

At the forefront of our team is our helpful and bubbly Clinical Program Specialist. With a warm and compassionate demeanor, Heather is always ready to lend a helping hand, provide guidance, and address any concerns or questions patients may have. Her expertise and attentiveness ensure that patients feel supported throughout their journey.

Complementing our Clinical Program Specialist is our committed and personable Health Educator. Matt is dedicated to empowering patients and caregivers with comprehensive knowledge about their eye disease. Through informative resources, educational materials, and personalized guidance, our health educator equips individuals with the tools they need to navigate their condition and seek additional support outside the realm of the disease itself.

Together, our team is united in the mission of enhancing patient the patient experience. We believe that education and support go hand in hand, and we are committed to fostering a sense of empowerment for every individual affected by a retinal disease.


Our Mission

At RetinaEd, we are committed to being your trusted companion on your journey with retinal diseases. Our heartfelt mission is to provide you with the knowledge, tools, and support needed to navigate the complexities of your condition and empower you to live your life to the fullest. We understand the challenges you face, and we are here to walk alongside you every step of the way, offering clarity, compassion, and unwavering support. 

Educational Content

Our educational content at RetinaEd is designed with the patient in mind, offering a range of resources to help individuals better understand their eye disease. Through engaging videos, informative podcasts, and interactive avatars, we strive to provide comprehensive and accessible information that empowers patients to take an active role in managing their condition and make informed decisions about their eye health journey. Our mission is to ensure that every individual has the knowledge and support they need to navigate their eye disease with confidence and improve their overall well-being.

AI COnversation
In Development

Our interactive avatar conversation is being designed to be your friendly and informative companion on your journey learning about retinal diseases. While our avatar is still under development, it aims to provide helpful insights, answer your questions, and offer guidance to the best of its abilities. Our avatar will not be a replacement for your trusted eye doctor’s expertise and personalized care. Instead, it will complement your doctor’s guidance, providing additional support and information to enhance your understanding and empower you to make informed decisions about your eye health. Together, we can navigate the path to better eye health and ensure you receive the comprehensive care you deserve.

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Hello, I'm Iris, your dedicated guide to help you better understand your eye disease! While I'm here to offer support, please remember that I'm not a substitute for the expertise and care of an eye care professional. Together, let's navigate your eye health journey!

Educational Resources

At RetinaEd, we understand the importance of staying up to date with the latest developments in eye disease management. We are committed to providing a comprehensive educational experience by connecting patients with a multitude of trusted resources beyond our platform that offer valuable insights, research updates, and expert opinions. Our aim is to empower you with a diverse range of information, ensuring that you have access to the most current and reliable resources available to make informed decisions about your eye health.

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Contact Page

​Welcome to our Contact Page at the Wilmer Eye Institute’s Retina Clinic. Here, you’ll find essential contact numbers for our services ranging from scheduling visits to wheelchair services and more. Whether you’re seeking medical assistance or have feedback about our website, we encourage you to reach out. We appreciate your visit and are committed to supporting you. 

Support Services

On our Support Services page, we are committed to connecting you with valuable resources and support networks that can assist you in living with your eye condition. We understand the importance of a strong support system, and we strive to provide you with access to organizations, support groups, and helpful resources that can enhance your well-being. Together, we can find the support you need to face the challenges and embrace the opportunities that come with managing your eye condition.

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