Office and Facilities

Our Utah location is a fully functional eye surgery center equipped with operatories, recovery rooms, exam facilities, and clinic. It is a technologically advanced vision care center that is designed to accommodate the needs of patients undergoing virtually any kind of eye care procedure.

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Clinical Studies and Research

The Eye Institute of Utah conducts a number of clinical studies designed to advance the field of vision care and develop new technologies and treatments. We have a variety of ongoing research studies that are geared toward improving the treatment of ocular disease.

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For over 40 years, The Eye Institute of Utah has been providing patients with comprehensive vision care and effective treatment to improve their eyesight. Specializing in an array of eye care areas, our facility is also known for its commitment to scientific research and focus on technological innovations.

Known throughout the Intermountain West as a leader in the eye care industry, The Eye Institute of Utah specializes in cataract lens-implant surgery, cosmetic surgery and refractive surgeries including LASIK and Intraocular Lenses (ReSTOR®, Toric and Tecnis® multifocal). The Eye Institute also provides glaucoma treatment, dry eye treatment, laser and retina-vitreous surgery, and corneal transplantation. Established in 1980 by Dr. W. Andrew Lyle, as the first and largest office-based eye surgical center in Utah, The Eye Institute is based in Salt Lake City, Utah and services surrounding area patients in Wyoming, Idaho and Nevada.

The Eye Institute’s 30,000 square-foot facility is located at 755 East 3900 South in Salt Lake City. The facility houses the SurgiCare Center, an outpatient, ambulatory surgical facility which includes four operating rooms and a family operation viewing area. The facility also contains a full-service clinic. This unique, state-of-the-art facility allows skilled surgeons to perform major eye and cosmetic surgery using some of the most technologically advanced equipment available, in a comfortable atmosphere. The Eye Institute staff consists of approximately 50 employees including: surgeons and doctors of medicine and optometry, technicians, nurses and office personnel.

The Eye Institute of Utah, committed to the highest quality in patient care, is recognized as one of the premier eye care facilities in the Intermountain West. The staff is known for their warmth and friendliness as well as their expertise in eye care.

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The staff was thoughtful and caring, and the building was warm and comforting. Everyone took [the] time to listen to my concerns and provide information. And the surgery went smoothly and pain-free.

David T.

Scientific Research at The Eye Institute of Utah

The Eye Institute of Utah, one of the most technologically advanced eye care facilities in the U.S., is also known for its research. The Eye Institute’s clinical research focuses on new technology and procedures implemented in our clinic that greatly improve patient care. Ongoing research will concentrate on new lasers and lens-based refractive surgery. The success of our patient-oriented research is greatly dependent on the support from our outstanding staff and referrals from co-managing doctors.

We have published more than 50 scientific research papers in major ophthalmic journals over the past years. These articles are highly valued by eye care professionals around the world and are frequently quoted at scholarly conferences in the field. The Eye Institute of Utah’s research team has published several “firsts” in ophthalmic literature.

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