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Ophthalmology Times released the 2019 Best Programs Survey results and the University of Iowa scored highly in all phases of our academic mission. The UI is considered to be among the best ophthalmic programs in the country for clinical care, education, and vision research according to the...
The Carver College of Medicine Medical Student Research Conference took place on September 18-19, with an awards banquet on Friday, September 20. The department had outstanding representation and came away with multiple awards. Dr. Erin Shriver received a prestigious 'Mentor of the Year' award and...
Where to Find University of Iowa Colleagues Download PDF >>FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Arlene Drack . Ophthalmic Genetics Study Club: Electrophysiology after subretinal gene therapy with Luxturna . Location: Westin St. Francis Alina Dumitrescu . Ophthalmic Genetics Study Club:...
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...