The Eye Research Foundation is the West Coast’s premier ophthalmology clinical research center. Our mission is to provide the most well-equipped and seasoned clinical research facility and staff for the study of promising eye treatments. Currently, we study various eye drops and treatments for conditions such as dry eye, glaucoma and ocular inflammation. The Eye Research Foundation also conducts research and testing on cosmetic indications for various pharmaceuticals.
The Eye Research Foundation is made up of an experienced team of professionals that handles all aspects of clinical trials. From the various regulatory requirements to specific scientific procedures performed, the medical professionals at the Eye Research Foundation bring a wealth of clinical knowledge to the table. Medical Director David Wirta, M.D., prides himself on a hands-on approach to all projects conducted at the Eye Research Foundation. He personally performs all required ophthalmological evaluations and maintains a colloquial relationship with each of the study participants.