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Karen Joos

Joseph and Barbara Ellis Professor of Ophthalmology


Dr. Joos specializes in the management of glaucomatous diseases in children and adults, including the medical, laser and surgical treatment of glaucoma. She has particular expertise in diagnosing and treating pediatric glaucoma, as well as adult glaucomas in the advanced stages. Surgical techniques include laser iridotomy, laser iridoplasty, laser trabeculoplasty, goniotomy, trabeculotomy, trabeculectomy with and without anti-metabolites, glaucoma drainage implants, and diode laser cyclophotocoagulation

Areas of Clinical Expertise
  • Glaucoma, adult and children
  • Glaucoma, normal pressure and endstage
  • Ocular blood flow research
  • Laser surgical technique research