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The department gained two new eye care providers to coincide with the start of a new academic year. Jennifer Ling, MD , joined the Cornea, External and Refractive Surgery service as a clinical assistant professor. Her specialties include the treatment of cornea and external diseases, corneal...
Did you know good vision is critical to learning? Up to 80% of what children learn in their early school years is visual*. Pediatric eye care providers at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics are encouraging school-age children to have their eyes checked as part of routine medical care. “...
U.S. News & World Report released their annual ranking of the nation’s best hospitals and recognized University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics ophthalmology program among the best again. Ranked among the top ten programs since 1990, UIHC earned the #6 spot on the 2019-20 list. “We are pleased...
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is proud to announce the 2019 graduating class of our senior residents and fellows. RESIDENT GRADUATES Stephanie K. Lynch, MD Ophthalmology Residency, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA MD, University of California, San Francisco, CA BS, Biology,...
Researchers from the University of Iowa and VA Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss are developing a new method of visual field testing that uses a virtual-reality (VR) headset to detect blinding eye diseases such as glaucoma. Dr. Michael Wall , professor of neurology and...
Ophthalmologists from across Iowa, the U.S., and beyond traveled to Iowa City to attend the 2019 Iowa Eye Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion. The meeting featured several keynote lectures and stimulating talks by distinguished guests, alumni, and faculty speakers. Interesting case discussion in...
The American Academy of Ophthalmology has selected their Leadership Development Program (LDP) Class of 2020. This year’s class of emerging ophthalmology leaders includes Dr. Mark Greiner , associate professor of ophthalmology at the University of Iowa. Greiner, who joined the UI faculty in 2012, is...