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Color Blindness -test

By |2021-07-19T01:34:15-05:00July 19th, 2021|

Color Blindness Color blindness is used in colloquial terms to refer to the difficulty in telling colors apart but a more correct term would be color vision defect. Color blindness is a misnomer because only a small percentage of people are unable to see any color. Color vision is important in [...]

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Color Blindness

By |2018-03-16T12:42:23-05:00June 14th, 2017|

Color Blindness Color blindness is used in colloquial terms to refer to the difficulty in telling colors apart but a more correct term would be color vision defect. Color blindness is a misnomer because only a small percentage of people are unable to see any color. Color vision is important in many everyday [...]

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Research to Prevent Blindness awards the IEEI

By |2018-03-16T12:42:49-05:00June 26th, 2014|Ophthalmology News Archive 2013|

6/26/2013 Research to Prevent Blindness awards the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary with Unrestricted Grant Unrestricted funds allow researchers to embark on high-risk, high-reward projects  Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded a grant of $110,000 to the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Ophthalmology, to support research [...]

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ISPB Grants Awarded to Five UIC Doctors, Critical Research Grants Support the Fight Against Blindness

By |2018-03-16T12:43:07-05:00October 3rd, 2011|Ophthalmology News Archive 2011|

October 3, 2011 Critical Research Grants Support the Fight Against Blindness The Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, UIC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is known for its cutting-edge research into the cause and cure of serious eye diseases. In recognition of its important work, the Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness (ISPB) [...]

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Eye Facts -test

By |2021-08-15T12:50:55-05:00July 5th, 2021|

Eye Facts Eye Facts is a series of community service publications brought to you by the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary and the UIC College of Medicine. Available in English and Spanish, Eye Facts has proven successful in helping patients understand their diagnosis and treatment plan. Espanol [...]

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Eye Facts -test

By |2021-07-05T10:41:23-05:00July 5th, 2021|

Eye Facts is a series of community service publications brought to you by the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary and the UIC College of Medicine. Available in English and Spanish, Eye Facts has proven successful in helping patients understand their diagnosis and treatment plan. Allergic Conjunctivitis Baby - [...]

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Eye Facts

By |2018-03-16T16:40:24-05:00June 14th, 2017|

Eye Facts is a series of community service publications brought to you by the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary and the UIC College of Medicine. Available in English and Spanish, Eye Facts has proven successful in helping patients understand their diagnosis and treatment plan. Allergic Conjunctivitis Baby - Your Baby's [...]

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Trauma to the Eye -test

By |2021-08-15T12:28:27-05:00July 19th, 2021|

Eye Trauma (Espanol-click) In the United States in 2001, an estimated 1,990,872 (6.98 per 1000 population) individuals experienced an eye injury requiring treatment in an emergency room, inpatient or outpatient facility, or private physician’s office. (McGwin G, Xie A, Owsley C. Rate of Eye Injury in the United States. Arch [...]

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Systemic Disease and the Eye -test

By |2021-07-19T10:36:44-05:00July 19th, 2021|

The Eye in Systemic Disease (Espanol-click) Systemic diseases are diseases that involve many organs or the whole body. Many of these diseases also affect the eyes. In fact, an eye exam sometimes leads to the first diagnosis of a systemic disease. Why is the eye so important in systemic disease? [...]

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Uveitis -test

By |2021-08-15T12:28:56-05:00July 19th, 2021|

Uveitis (Espanol-click) Uveitis refers to a group of inflammatory conditions that occur in the eye. Often uveitis reflects diseases that are developing elsewhere in the body. Sometimes uveitis is the first evidence of disease in the body. In most cases, the cause of uveitis is unknown. Inflammation vs. Infection The [...]

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