Department of Ophthalmology

Our long-term goal is to advance new diagnostic and therapeutic innovations while continuing our longstanding commitment to providing the highest quality, compassionate, and patient-centric care as well as training and educating the next generation of leaders in eye care and research.

This report highlights:

  • A patient story: Despite traumatic injury, her sight is saved
  • Describing the basic biological mechanisms by which defective cells cause exfoliation glaucoma
  • A new approach to address NAION: Use a synthetic RNA to protect neurons
  • A drainage implant device that shows promise as an alternative to trabulectomy for glaucoma
  • Two uveitis fellowship programs combined
  • A novel microcatheter used for pediatric glaucoma
  •  OCT angiography transforms imaging for many common retinal diseases