Jan. 17, 2017 | Guard against glaucoma in the new year. As you’re making resolutions and setting goals for the New Year, don’t forget one of the most important aspects of your health – your vision. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month and Emory Eye Center ophthalmologists encourage people at higher risk for the disease to schedule a comprehensive eye exam to check their eye health.
Jan. 4, 2017 | Emory Vision improves patient experiences with the newest LASIK technology. Emory Vision, the LASIK service of Emory Eye Center, now offers the very latest equipment available to make LASIK procedures even more comfortable and convenient for patients.
December 16, 2016 | Vision impairment and eye diseases continue to be concerns for Ebola survivors. The acute outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) has subsided in West Africa, but the medical community continues to learn about long-term complications for survivors – including the potential for blinding eye disease. One particular condition of concern is uveitis, according to research published in the December 2016 issue of Ophthalmology by physicians from the Emory Eye Center and ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia.
December 6, 2017 | Remember Eye Safety When Shopping This Holiday Season. Thousands of emergency department visits during the holidays each year are due to toy-related injuries, with nearly half being to the head or face. Lessen the chances of an ER visit with children or grandchildren by paying attention to toys and other gifts that could lead to eye injuries – and what you can do to help lower risk.
December 8, 2016 | Maria Aaron, MD, is named secretary of AAO Annual Meeting. Emory Eye Center ophthalmologist Maria Aaron, MD, has been selected as secretary for the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s (AAO) Annual Meeting. The position is a three-year appointment based on AAO member voting.
Sept 19, 2016 | MIT Technology Review, 17 and Going Blind: The High Stakes of Getting into a Gene Therapy Trial.”
National Geographic Channel, Breakthrough “Fighting Pandemics.”
Ocular Surgery News, "Ebola virus poses threat of ocular complications during convalescence."
BBC Radio 5 Live Drive, BBC 5 Live Drive [at the 2:20 min. mark].
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