NEI study conducted at Emory provides clarity on supplements for protection against AMD
May 9, 2013 | (ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center clinical research contributed to the recent findings of a multi-year National Eye Institute (NEI) study, AREDS2 (Age-Related Eye Disease Study). Results concluded that adding omega-3 fatty acids did not improve a combination of nutritional supplements commonly recommended for treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a major cause of vision loss among older Americans.
Emory Eye Center Celebrates Healthy Vision Month in May: Make your eyes a priority and schedule an eye exam
May 2, 2013 | (ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center joins the National Eye Institute (NEI) in calling upon Americans to make their vision a priority by taking the necessary steps to protect their vision, prevent vision loss, and make the most of the vision they may have remaining.
Emory Eye Center Physician Has New Book on Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking
April 30, 2013 | (ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center cornea specialist J. Bradley Randleman has co-authored the book, Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (Slack, 2013) along with physician/researcher Farhad Hafezi of the University of Geneva, Switzerland and Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles. The comprehensive text brings together cross-linking theory, treatment, outcomes, complications and their management.
April 10, 2013 | Child Survivors of Eye Cancer to Gather for Emory's 15th Annual RB Picnic
(ATLANTA) The fourteenth annual RB Picnic, coordinated by Emory Eye Center, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Mason Mill Park, 1340 McConnell Dr. in Decatur. This very special event promises a day of fun and celebration for both the young patients and their families who have faced this formerly fatal childhood cancer of the eye called retinoblastoma (RB).
May 20, 2013 | WSB TV People to People video | Retinoblastoma Day Picnic
May 24, 2103 | Ivanhoe News | "Macular Degeneration: Implantable Telescope Improves Vision-In-Depth Doctor's Interview."
May 24, 2103 | Ivanhoe News | "Macular Degeneration: Implantable Telescope Improves Vision." Macular degeneration is the leading cause of severe vision loss in Americans 60 and older. Once it progresses there aren’t many treatment options, but now there is a high-tech way that doctors are using to help patients see better.
April 30, 2013 | Ivanhoe News | "Macular Degeneration: Implantable Telescope Improves Vision." Video about patient Jackie Carswell's experiences with the implantable miniature telescope used for some patients with end-stage age-related macular degeneration.
March 20, 2013 | myfoxatlanta.com | "Tiny telescope implant helps Georgia woman see," by Beth Galvin. Emory Eye Center is the first academic center to offer the implantable miniature telescope for some patients with end-stage AMD. Patient Jackie Carswell recounts her positive experiences with the surgery and subsequent therapy with occupational therapist Donna Inkster.
March 19, 2013 | As national spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Baker Hubbard was interviewed about macular degeneration on three radio stations March 19: WYAY- FM, Atlanta; KTIC-AM, Omaha, Neb.; and WRWD-FM, New York City, all on March 19.
Web MD’s new Eye tv features many of our Eye Center physicians. Eye tv is a new, ongoing project for WebMD. More videos are in the editing process now, so stay tuned for more great information, featuring Eye Center docs!
• Floaters: Jill Wells explains eye floaters.
• Halos and Glare: Jill Wells explains halos and glare.
• Eye into your Health : Beau Bruce explains Wilson’s Disease and how looking at the back of the eye provides information on whole-body health.
• Do I Have Macular Degeneration? Timothy Olsen discusses AMD, AREDS2 and living with AMD.
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