Helen Wu, MD

Affiliated Practice: New England Eye Center


Address: 260 E. Tremont St.

City: Boston

State: Massachusetts

Zip: 02111




Dr. Helen Wu is the Director of Refractive Surgery at the New England Eye Center, affiliated with Tufts University School of Medicine, located in Boston, Massachusetts. A native of Columbus Ohio, she graduated from the University of Michigan and the Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Wu originally came to Boston to the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary for fellowships in Cornea, External Disease and Ocular Immunology. Helen Wu, M.D. acts as an assistant professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and she currently sees patients at the New England Eye Center in Boston, as well as the satellite locations in Brookline and Wellesley. She performs surgery in Boston at New England Eye Center as well as at the state of the art Ambulatory Surgery Center, Surgisite Boston, located in Waltham, MA.

A pioneer in refractive surgery, Dr. Wu has been performing LASIK, PRK, ICL’s and advanced lens cataract surgery at The New England Eye Center since 1992. Helen Wu, M.D. is now offering cataract surgery with the Catalys™ Precision Laser System at the Surgisite Surgery Center in Waltham Massachusetts. It is at Surgisite where Dr. Wu also performs the Visian ICL procedures. Dr. Wu is currently the busiest provider of theVisian lens procedure in the commonwealth of Massachusetts.

While Dr. Wu continues to make available to her patients advancements in vision correction procedures such as LASIK, PRK, ICLs and premium cataract lenses, she continues to maintain a clinical practice, specializing in the care of patients with cataracts as well as complex problems of the cornea and ocular inflammation.

Dr. Wu’s passion includes teaching medical students, residents and fellows through Tufts University School of Medicine and lecturing about innovations in Ophthalmology. Whether speaking to the local community about eye health or lecturing internationally to the Ophthalmology community about her excellent surgical findings, Dr. Wu is dedicated to education and patient care. Helen Wu, M.D., spends her time serving as Senior Associate Editor of the Journal of Refractive Surgery and on numerous committees for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. She edited the textbook Refractive Surgery as this is a key area of interest to her. As a visionary in vision correction surgery, Dr. Wu has been involved since the beginning phases of Refractive procedures even participating in multiple clinical trials for PRK and LASIK and spending time training hundreds of physicians nationwide.