Dr. Seddon is available for appointments in Boston.

Johanna M. Seddon, MD, ScM

Director, Ophthalmic Epidemiology & Genetics Service


Medical School

University of Pittsburgh


Tufts Medical Center, Ophthalmology


Ophthalmic Pathology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Retina-Vitreous, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Graduate Degree - Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

Academic Appointment

Professor of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Dr. Seddon is available for consultation in all areas of vitreoretinal diseases. Her special interests are in macular degeneration, macular dystrophies, hereditary retinal disorders, and retinal vascular disorders.

Dr. Seddon is a pioneer in nutritional research in age-related macular degeneration and cataract, as well as in the field of ophthalmic epidemiology and genetics. For more than 20 years, Dr. Seddon has received grants on epidemiologic, biologic, and genetic biomarkers for macular degeneration, and has made original contributions in these areas.

She was a vice-president and trustee of ARVO, and the recipient of the inaugural Maurice F. Rabb, Jr. Award from Prevent Blindness America, for dedication and contributions to prevention and treatment of age-related macular degeneration.

Contact Information

Dr. Seddon's Office: 617-636-9000
Fax: 617-636-5844
Patient Appointments: Boston: 617-636-4600



Johanna Seddon