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    August 18, 2020 | Emory Eye Center earns a spot in U.S. News & World Report's healthcare rankings for 22nd consecutive year. Emory Eye Center of the Emory University/Emory Healthcare network is once again recognized as one of the top ophthalmology centers in the nation, according to the prestigious U.S. News & World Report's 2020-21 rankings of American’s top hospitals.

    July 16, 2020 | Eight Emory Eye Center faculty make Atlanta’s “Top Docs” list. Atlanta magazine’s annual Top Doctors® issue has hit newsstands with eight Emory Eye Center physicians included. They are Maria Aaron, MD; Allen D. Beck, MD; Valérie Biousse, MD; Hans E. Grossniklaus, MD, MBA; G. Baker Hubbard III, MD; Nancy J. Newman, MD; Priyanka Sood, MD; and Ted H. Wojno, MD.

    June 22, 2020 | Emory Eye Center Receives Humanitarian Award from Sidra Tree Foundation. Emory Eye Center providers Soroosh Behshad, MD, MPH, and Natalie C. Weil, MD, have received the Sidra Tree Foundation Project Award from the Sidra Tree Foundation. Dr. Behshad is a cataract and cornea surgeon in the section of Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery and serves as chief of Ophthalmology Services at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital. Dr. Weil, a pediatric and adult strabismus surgeon, is an assistant professor in the section of Pediatric Ophthalmology.

    April 27, 2020 | Emory Eye Center neuro-ophthalmologists collaborate with the Singapore National Eye Centre and a multinational consortium to use artificial intelligence to detect abnormalities of optic nerves from photographs. New findings published by Emory Eye Center neuro-ophthalmologists, Nancy J. Newman, MD and Valérie Biousse, MD, along with an international consortium of researchers from the Brain and Optic Nerve Study with Artificial Intelligence (BONSAI) group and Singapore National Eye Centre show that an artificial intelligence deep-learning system can accurately detect papilledema and other non-papilledema optic disc abnormalities from ocular fundus photographs.

    In the media

    September 3, 2020 | G. Baker Hubbard III, MD, retina specialist and director of retina service at Emory Eye Center, was mentioned in this Atlanta Journal-Constitution article about a mother, who was diagnosed with retinoblastoma as a baby, and how her three sons inherited the same condition. Learn how Dr. Hubbard and oncologist Thomas Olson, MD, director of the Solid Tumor Program at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at CHOA, helped to treat this family.

    June 11, 2020 | In this podcast episode, Emory Eye Center's Cataract, Cornea and External Diseases surgeon, Soroosh Behshad, MD, MPH, speaks with Ophthalmology® Times' David Hutton on the study, “Corneal crosslinking outcomes in children with progressive keratoconus."

    February 21, 2020 | WebMD Understanding Diabetic Macular Edema. Emory Eye Center retina specialist, Andrew M. Hendrick, MD, is featured in the video, "Macular Edema: Recovery After DME Treatment."

    "When we first diagnose somebody with diabetic macular edema, I set forth the goals that my hope is that we can help them improve vision. And we can do that for a vast majority of patients. Nowadays, the standard of care for our patients who have diabetic macular edema involves medicines that are injected into the eye in order to help them recover as much vision as possible."

    February 21, 2020 | Research improves tele-eye screening for Veterans. Emory Eye Center's physician, April Maa, is the clinical director for regional telehealth services in the VA Southeast Network (VISN7), and section chief for Technology Based Eye Care Services (TECS). The ophthalmologist divides her time among treating eye disease and performing surgery, helping Veterans preserve their vision, and training ophthalmology residents. TECS is her brainchild.

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