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Department of Ophthalmology Awarded Grant To Update Pediatric Playroom At Hampton Oaks

Department of Ophthalmology Awarded Grant To Update Pediatric Playroom At Hampton Oaks

Published: December 18th, 2012

Tammy Toskes, Orthoptist with Hampton Oaks Eye Specialties pediatric team, recently submitted a grant proposal to The University of Florida Medical Guild and, on November 30, 2012, during a luncheon […]

Melvin L. Rubin, MD, MSc – USCF 2012 Alumnus of the Year Award

Published: June 11th, 2012

Melvin L. Rubin, MD, MSc, ophthalmology professor and chairman emeritus at UF college of medicine was selected by the University of California (SF) School of Medicine Medical Alumni Association to […]

UF&Shands Medical Plaza

Published: December 1st, 2011

The Eye Center is a state-of-the-art facility located in the Shands Medical Plaza. The clinic has examination rooms, a photography division, ERG testing room, visual field testing, etc.

Ophthalmic Services

Published: December 1st, 2011

Full range of ophthalmic services including expertise in cornea and external disease, cataracts, eye infections, glaucoma, vitreo-retinal disease, pediatrics and strabismus, neuro-ophthalmology, oculo-plastics, contact lenses, refractive surgery and comprehensive ophthalmology.

Education

Education

Published: December 1st, 2011

Leaders in the field meet to educate physicians, researchers and the community at the 2012 Center for Vision Research ‘Inherited Retinal Disease’ symposium On October 29th, 2012, vision scientists gathered […]

Department of Ophthalmology, Research

Published: December 1st, 2011

“Eyes are exquisitely sensitive detectors, capable of registering a single photon of light”. ~~ Dr. Clay Smith

Basic Science Research Award – Awarded to William W. Hauswirth, PH.D (2010)

Published: July 14th, 2011

Hauswirth has cured one form of blindness in humans – a remarkable feat indeed! It is difficult to think of anyone else on campus who has accomplished more, contributed to […]

Blind Gene Therapy

Published: July 14th, 2011

A LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL MAY SOON APPEAR FOR THOSE SUFFERING A FORM OF GENETIC BLINDNESS. UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCHERS HAVE DISCOVERED THAT RETINAL GENE THERAPY CAN […]

Award: Florida Newsmaker of the Year for Science

Published: June 15th, 2011

2009 “Florida Newsmaker of the Year for Science, awarded by Florida Trend, to William W. Hauswirth, Ph.D., the Rybaczki-Bullard professor of ophthalmology and molecular genetics, COM. Dr. Hauswirth led a […]