Jason McAnany receives the RPB Dolly Green Special Scholar Award

J. Jason McAnany, PhD receives the Research to Prevent Blindness Dolly Green Special Scholar Award J. Jason McAnany, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, has received the RPB Dolly Green Special Scholar Award in the amount of $25,000 from Research to [...]

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Fueling Good Road Trip: Lions of Illinois Eye Research Institute Video

Fueling Good Road Trip Parent Petroleum/Citgo visits the Lions of Illinois Eye Research Institute Contact us | Email Ophthalmology Webmaster | Join Our Mailing List | University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System | Millennium Park Eye Center

By |2018-03-16T12:42:10-05:00February 25th, 2016|Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences|Comments Off on Fueling Good Road Trip: Lions of Illinois Eye Research Institute Video

Residency Match 2015

Congratulations to the Resident Class of 2019 Dr. William Mieler, Professor, Vice Chairman for Education and Director of the Residency Program has announced the six residents who have matched with the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary for 2016-2019. Grace Dunbar, MD BA - Carleton College MD - University of Michigan PGY1 [...]

By |2018-03-16T12:42:09-05:00February 23rd, 2016|Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences|Comments Off on Residency Match 2015

Investiture of William F. Mieler, MD

Investiture of William F. Mieler, MD Inaugural recipient of the Cless Family Professorship in Ophthalmology The investiture took place on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.  The Cless Family Professorship was established thanks to the generosity of the Cless Family Foundation. Endowed professorships are one of the highest honors bestowed by the academic community. Income [...]

By |2018-03-16T12:42:11-05:00February 4th, 2016|Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences|Comments Off on Investiture of William F. Mieler, MD

Faculty Authored Glaucoma Texts Online

Edward, Deepak P., and Thasarat S. Vajaranant. Glaucoma Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Find access through UIC at:  http://vufind.carli.illinois.edu/vf-uic/Record/uic_3133923 Link to text on Oxford University Press website: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/glaucoma-9780199757084?cc=us&lang=en& “Part of the Oxford American Ophthalmology Library, this book provides clear and detailed guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. Coverage spans the entire spectrum [...]

By |2018-03-21T16:29:48-05:00February 2nd, 2016|Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences|Comments Off on Faculty Authored Glaucoma Texts Online

Fellowship Match 2015

Congratulations to the Department of Ophthalmology's third-year residents on their very successful fellowship match results! Judy Chen, MD CPMC/West Coast Retina, San Francisco Retina Fellowship Andrew Francis, MD University of California, San Francisco Retina Fellowship Eric Feinstein, MD University [...]

By |2018-03-16T12:42:09-05:00February 1st, 2016|Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences|Comments Off on Fellowship Match 2015

Department Highlights from the AAO Annual Meeting 2015

Department Highlights from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Meeting in November, 2015 2015 Orbital Gala Honoree: Marilyn T. Miller, MD Dr. Miller is a distinguished pediatric ophthalmologist and a force in global ophthalmology who has dedicated more than 25 years to patient care, ophthalmology training and education in the developing world. In [...]

By |2018-03-16T12:42:08-05:00January 25th, 2016|Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences|Comments Off on Department Highlights from the AAO Annual Meeting 2015

Growth factor regenerates damaged nerves without sprouting new blood vessels

UIC News Release Sharon Parmet November 17, 2014 Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that a growth factor can regenerate damaged peripheral nerves without causing the growth of new blood vessels — making it a unique candidate to treat nerve damage in areas of the body [...]

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AAO awards Best Post for cornea research to Dr. Medi Eslani

Research sheds light on graft rejection after keratolimbal allograft On October 18, 2014, at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Dr. Medi Eslani’s work on “Late Acute Rejection of Keratolimbal Allografts” received the highest grade by the Annual Meeting Program Committee and was selected as the Best Poster in the Cornea [...]

By |2018-03-16T12:42:11-05:00November 7th, 2014|Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences|Comments Off on AAO awards Best Post for cornea research to Dr. Medi Eslani

First comprehensive text on keratoprostheses edited by IEEI faculty

First comprehensive textbook dedicated solely to the topic of keratoprostheses and the artificial cornea is edited by two IEEI faculty members Co-editors, M. Soledad Cortina and Jose de la Cruz, both members of the IEEI faculty, are pleased to announce that Keratoprostheses and Artificial Corneas: Fundamentals and Surgical Applications is now available on the Springer [...]

By |2018-03-16T12:42:11-05:00November 6th, 2014|Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences|Comments Off on First comprehensive text on keratoprostheses edited by IEEI faculty
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