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Ophthalmologists and alumni from across Iowa, the U.S., Canada, and Australia returned to Iowa City for the 2018 Iowa Eye Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion. The meeting featured a fantastic program of distinguished speakers, stimulating talks, and interesting cases. Review the talks and lectures:...
Publications from the past few weeks published by our faculty, residents, and fellows.
Research staff from the Iowa City VA Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss showcased their projects during a VA Research Week open house event. The Center focuses on the early detection of potential blinding disorders of the Veteran and general population, including retinal disease...
Eye Clinic physicians from University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are co-recipients of the prestigious David Sackett Trial of the Year Award , presented annually by the Society for Clinical Trials. The gene replacement trial entitled ‘Efficacy and Safety of Voretigene Neparvovec (AAV2-hRPE65v2)...
Seventeen ophthalmologists from University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics were named to the “Best Doctors in America®” List for 2017-18. Each physician has received peer consensus as a physician from whom other physicians would seek care and is verified as being clinically active with an active...
Ophthalmology residents and faculty traveled to Washington D.C. for the 2018 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Mid-Year Forum. More than 400 ophthalmologists from across the country gathered at the Forum to learn more about politics, health policy and practice management. The Forum provided...
IDx, a privately-held AI diagnostics company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company’s De Novo request to market IDx-DR, an AI-based diagnostic system for the autonomous detection of diabetic retinopathy, a leading cause of blindness. IDx-DR is the...
University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Presentations and Posters at ARVO 2018 Download PDF version Sunday, April 29 8:15 AM - 10 AM. Andreas Christian Borta, Oliver W. Gramlich , Kimberly Miller, Cheyanne Godwin, Remko Bakker, Markus H. Kuehn . Elevated Expression of...
Glaucoma specialist Dr. Nathan Sears was selected to receive the American Glaucoma Society’s 2018 Young Clinician Scientist Research Grant. Sears will use the grant funds to develop a new animal model of glaucoma to facilitate studies of the causes and cures for this potentially blinding disease...