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Dr. William Hauswirth and his collaborators share in a $1.2 million international award for developing a sight-restoring treatment

Published: September 6th, 2018

The 2018 Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award recognizes Hauswirth and his colleagues for developing the first successful gene therapy to cure an inherited human disease. The disease, Leber congenital amaurosis Type 2, or […]

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Strategy Prevents Blindness in Mice With Retinal Degeneration

Published: May 8th, 2018

Approach could guide research for inherited blindness treatment in humans The University of Florida, Department of Ophthalmology’s Dr. Ekaterina Lobanova is a leading author on study published in journal Nature […]

Protecting Your Eyes During A Solar Eclipse

Protecting Your Eyes During A Solar Eclipse

Published: August 18th, 2017

The University of Florida, Department of Ophthalmology’s Dr. Jessica Cameron talks about the importance of protecting your eyes during the 2017 solar eclipse. To watch the informative video, produced by […]

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Savoring the Little Things

Published: August 11th, 2017

Michelle Wilder regains her vision and quality of life after a keratoprosthesis procedure was performed by Dr. Sonal Tuli. To read the full article, please click here. To watch the video […]

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First retinal implant at UFHealth

Published: July 14th, 2017

A Georgia man who has been blind for decades is the first UF Health patient to receive a retinal implant as part of an artificial vision system. A story by […]

Retina Pearls for Practice a Success For CoM Department of Ophthalmology

Retina Pearls for Practice a Success For CoM Department of Ophthalmology

Published: June 16th, 2017

The University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology held the Retina Pearls for Practice on May 12, 2017. Drs. Gibran Khurshid and Siva Iyer, our vitreoretinal surgeons, had […]

Retina Pearls for Practice

Published: February 15th, 2017

The University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology will be holding Retina Pearls for Practice on May 12, 2017. Please click 2017 Retina Pearls Program for more information.

Glaucoma Pearls for Practice

Published: February 15th, 2017

The University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology will be holding Glaucoma Pearls for Practice on February 20, 2017 in the Communicore building, room C1-15. Please click 2017 […]

UF launches the Ocular Gene Therapy Core

UF launches the Ocular Gene Therapy Core

Published: July 13th, 2016

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 […]

Three Ophthalmology Members Inducted Into Gold Humanism Honor Society

Published: May 6th, 2016

Three members of the Department of Ophthalmology were inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society on Thursday night, May 5th, 2016. The Gold Humanism Honor Society’s mission is to recognize […]