Aug 18, 2022
UCI School of Medicine researcher nominated for OCBJ's 2022 Innovator of the Year
Krzystof Palczewski, PhD, Donald Bren Professor, UCI School of Medicine and Irvine H. Leopold Chair of Ophthalmology at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, has been nominated for the 2022 Innovator of the Year by the Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ).
May 04, 2022
Krzystof Palczewski, PhD elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Feb 16, 2022
Dr. Ken Lin and Dr. Sameh Mosaed develop a laser-emitting device to treat glaucoma
Dr. Ken Lin and Dr. Sameh Mosaed have developed a laser-emitting device that treats glaucoma by enlarging and stabilizing collector channels in order to enhance aqueous outflow and reduce intraocular pressure (IOP).
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A discovery about how some visually impaired adults could start to see offers a new vision of the brain’s possibilities.
Fran Newman a voracious reader and writer was diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) which made her legally blind in one eye. After becoming acquainted with the eye institute and attending a presentation by Director Baruch Kuppermann, MD, PhD, she joined the eye institute's support group for AMD and low vision. Through the low vision rehabilitation program at UCI's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, she received guidance from occupational therapist Nilima Tanna, and she has been able to remain independent and continues to do what she loves.
UCI's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute's cornea specialist, Sam Garg, MD, is a strong advocate of the National Keratoconus Foundation (NKCF), an outreach program of UCI's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute. Dr. Garg and his wife are passionate about NKCF's mission, and besides being strong advocates, they are also generous donors.
Oct 13, 2022 | Ophthalmology Times
UCI-led report illustrates potential of precision genome editing in treating inherited retinal diseases
According to UCI researchers, current preclinical successes and clinical genome editing approaches for treating inherited retinal degenerative disease and stresses there is hope that in vivo gene editing will be the future treatment paradigm for these diseases.
Oct 01, 2022 | Ophthalmology Times
Expanding accessibility of vision correction with spectacles for children with cranial abnormalities
Donny Suh MD, Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at UCI's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute in Irvine CA, discusses special glasses he invented. The Omni glasses are designed for children with any forms of cranial dystosis. The glasses are adjustable to any head size and are printed on a 3D printer.
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