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Drs. Christine Kay and Shannon Boye featured in Gainesville Sun

Drs. Christine Kay and Shannon Boye participate in Rare Disease Day at the Founders Gallery at the UF College of Medicine. Joining them are Sarah St. Pierre and her son, Creed who has RPE65- Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA). Sarah is the founder of ‘Creed’s Cause’, a foundation whose purpose is to raise money for research…

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

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 ceremony, was awarded a $1,800 grant to make the pediatric waiting room more fun and attractive for our smallest patients.¬† Here is the winning proposal…

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

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 receive the UCSF 2012 Alumnus of the Year Award, the highest honor given by the Association. It is presented to those individuals who have made…

UF&Shands Medical Plaza

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

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.

UF Launches the Ocular Gene Therapy Core

The University of Florida announces the creation of the Ocular Gene Therapy Core as an adeno-associated virus (AAV)¬†production facility. This core service provides customizable AAV production to match your gene delivery needs. For more details, visit