US News and World Report - Dr. Scott Brodie: "Disease Severity in One Eye May Predict Progression in the Other"
October 23, 2014
The severity of age-related macular degeneration in one eye is associated with the risk of developing the disease and its progression in the other eye, a new study finds.
HealthDay - Dr. Tamiesha Frempong: "Glaucoma Can Affect Babies, Too"
July 2, 2014
When Olivia Goree noticed something just "wasn't right" about her six-week-old son's eyes, she trusted her instincts and took him to the doctor.
CBS News Pittsburgh - Dr. Penny Asbell: "Eye Vitamins Are the Newest Health Trend"
June 18, 2014
From daily multivitamins to those specifically for heart health, bone health, skin health, and now eye health — vitamins have quickly become a multi-billion dollar business.
WCBS TV - Dr. Penny Asbell: "Do Vision Vitamins Really Work?"
June 11, 2014
Special vitamins and supplements that claim to improve vision and even prevent blindness might sound like a good idea, but doctors say it’s hard to know if the vitamins and supplements do what they claim.
HealthDay - Dr. Brad Tannen: "Bob Costas's Eye Trouble Temporary, Experts Say"
February 12, 2014
The persistent infection, known as conjunctivitis, that forced Bob Costas to break away from his Olympic broadcasting post Tuesday is caused by the same virus as the common cold, experts said.
New York Daily News - Dr. Janet Serle: "Daily Checkup: Glaucoma Is the Eye Disease That Goes Unnoticed"
January 19, 2014
Janet Serle, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Glaucoma Clinical and Research Fellowships at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, exclusively treats patients with glaucoma.
CBS News - Dr. Scott Brodie: "Color Blindness Cured by Head Injury, Man Claims"
January 17, 2014
A man who says he's been colorblind his whole life claims he can now see more colors than ever following a fall where he hit his head.
Everyday Health - Dr. Jacqueline Busingye: "How Technology Is Hurting Your Eyes"
January 8, 2014
The amount of time people spend in front of screens is causing eye strain and other vision problems, according to a new report by the Vision Council, a nonprofit trade association.
Medscape Ophthalmology - Dr. Douglas Jabs: "Birdshot Chorioretinopathy: Treatment Stabilizes Vision"
December 1, 2013
Visual acuity can remain stable in patients with birdshot chorioretinopathy (BSCR) for 10 years or more, a new study shows.
Fox News - "How to Spot Vision Problems In Children"
September 6, 2013
If untreated, pediatric eye conditions can lead to long term problems with vision, hinder the development of the eye and cause problems with socialization and learning.
Health.com - "Common Eye Problems, Solved"
August 29, 2013
Thanks to new technology—from disposable contacts to LASIK—it has never been easier to guarantee perfect vision without having to wear clunky specs or reading glasses.
Facts about How Mount Sinai is Researching and Treating Brain Diseases
December 14, 2012
The Mount Sinai Medical Center is one of the world’s leading institutions in discovering better ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat serious brain diseases.
Mount Sinai Researcher Receives Career-Starter Research Grant for 2012-2013
June 20, 2012
Hirofumi Morishita, MD, PhD, receives a Career-Starter Research Grant for 2012-2013 from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation.
Mount Sinai Leads NYC in Best Doctors List from New York Magazine
June 6, 2012
New York magazine named 129 Mount Sinai physicians to its “Best Doctors” list, more than any individual hospital in New York City.
Health Canal - "Leading Treatments for Uveitis Found to be Similarly Effective, Increasing Patient Options"
August 13, 2011
Douglas A. Jabs, MD, MBA, Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology led the study comparing the two leading treatment approaches for the eye condition uveitis.
Mount Sinai Honors Female Scientists with Inaugural Robin Chemers Neustein Postdoctoral Fellowship
June 30, 2010
Inaugural award supporting female scientists at Mount Sinai School of Medicine has been awarded to Molly A. Ingersoll, PhD, and Ruth I. Johnson, PhD.
Oscar A. Candia, MD, Receives High Honor As 2009 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Fellow
May 15, 2009
Dr. Candia, Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, was recognized for his accomplishments, leadership, and contributions to ARVO.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Significantly Improves Its U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools Rankings
April 24, 2009
Over the past four years, Mount Sinai has improved in the U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Graduate Schools" rankings more than any other school in the United States, jumping from 32nd to 22nd.