Monthly Archives: July 2012

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Dr. Iris Kassem receives Knights Templar Eye Foundation Grant

07/26/12 Funding will support study of fibrosis and inflammation following pediatric eye surgery Iris Kassem, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, has received a $60,000 career-starter research grant for her study of Fibrin Membrane Formation and Inflammation after Pediatric Ocular Surgery from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation. “A child’s eyes are not simply a [...]

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Aaron Jackson: Return to Independence

07/26/12 A UIC employee regains his vision and freedom Aaron Jackson has been an employee of UIC since 2000, and currently serves as the Assistant Facilities Manager for the East Campus. So when he began experiencing vision problems a few years ago, he naturally sought out the expertise of doctors at UIC’s Department of [...]

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UI Health: 1st Academic Medical Center in Midwest with Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

07/19/12 A new laser system that makes it possible to perform cataract surgery with a bladeless incision that is precise to the micron is available to patients in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System and for teaching residents cataract surgery.  According to Dr. [...]

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