• 45,000

    Annual patient visits

  • $4,000,000

    Campaign

  • 13,000

    Annual ophthalmology surgeries

  • 5,200

    Glaucoma patients in 2014

Eye Institute of Alberta

Thanks to generous community support, the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation's $4 million campaign for the Eye Institute of Alberta is nearing its goal.


Eye Institute of Alberta Campaign August 2016

“The Eye Institute of Alberta is northern Alberta’s hub for all things ophthalmology related. Strengthen that hub, and you strengthen care all over the province.”

Since 1996, the Eye Institute of Alberta at the Royal Alexandra Hospital has been delivering expert and compassionate eye care to patients from Edmonton, Northern Alberta, and beyond. Originally designed to treat 12,000 patients a year, the busy clinic now sees more than 45,000 patients annually. To ensure the very best patient experience, the physical space needs improvement.

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Today's research means improved healthcare tomorrow. 

Your support will help patients like Ken Ross. Ken was born with choroideremia, a rare eye disorder that causes progressive vision loss, ultimately leading to blindness. Promising new medical research at the Eye Institute of Alberta is leading towards a possible treatment for choroideremia.

Watch Ken's story:


As the only hospital based comprehensive eye treatment centre in northern Alberta, the Eye Institute of Alberta treats patients from across western Canada and the northern territories.The Ophthalmology team delivers excellence in the care and treatment of conditions that range from simple eye infections to trauma to disorders that cause blindness.

Your support of the Eye Institute of Alberta Campaign will ensure that patients from northern Alberta and beyond will continue to receive the very best of care.

Did You Know

Since 1996, the Eye Institute of Alberta at the Royal Alexandra Hospital has been delivering expert and compassionate eye care to more than 45,000 patients annually.

Stories with Vision A Wonderful Donation

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation is always pleased to check the mail, since it usually contains donations from near and far, and from people of all walks of life. We were particularly pleased to receive a donation from a generous and talented young woman named Vinessa.

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