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    Jan. 16, 2015 | Emory Eye Center offers Argus II ® retinal prosthesis system technology for those with late-stage retinitis pigmentosa
    (Atlanta) Emory Eye Center is taking a leading role in providing sight restoration to patients in the Southeast and the country. It joins a handful of eye institutions now offering innovative technology that allows a previously blind patient to “see.”

    Dec. 18, 2014 | Emory Eye Center offers femtosecond cataract surgery: Bladeless LenSx ® system allows for maximum precision
    (ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center now offers femtosecond laser technology for those patients undergoing cataract surgery. The system can replace blade use during surgery with a femtosecond laser, providing a no-stitch procedure and can increase surgical precision and maximize surgery customization.  This allows for improvements in how we get appropriate patients to have less dependence on glasses or contacts after cataract surgery.

    December 16, 2014 | Emory Eye Center’s Perimeter Clinic location moves to the Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital campus
    (ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center’s Perimeter Clinic location will move on Saturday, Dec. 20, to the Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital area of north Atlanta. The new location will provide Eye Center patients a convenient location in the northern metro area.

    October 31, 2014 | Emory Eye Center opens new clinic at Emory Johns Creek Hospital
    (ATLANTA) Comprehensive ophthalmologist Rabeea Janjua, MD, and optometrist Petra Jo, OD, will see patients at the Emory Johns Creek Physician’s Plaza, Suite 115, at 6335 Hospital Parkway, Johns Creek, GA 30097.

    July 16, 2014 | Emory Eye Center Again Places in Top Ranking of U.S. News & World Report
    (ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center has again ranked among the top ophthalmology centers in this country within the prestigious U.S. News & World Report’s guide to America’s top medical institutions. This year, Emory Eye Center placed at #14, up two slots from last year.

    June 25, 2014 | Five Eye Center Physicians Named "Top Docs"
    (ATLANTA) According to the latest Atlanta magazine "Top Doctors" issue of July 2014, five of Emory Eye Center's physicians are listed among the top doctors in Atlanta, a listing of 347 physicians.

    Making Headlines

    July 15, 2014 Atlanta Business Chronicle | "Emory No. 1 hospital in Georgia." Emory University Hospital was again ranked the best hospital in Atlanta and in Georgia by U.S. News & World Report.

    June 23, 2014 | Ledger-Enquirer, "Telescopic eye surgery restores Columbus woman's sight." Columbus resident Eleanor Strickland, who had an IMT implanted at Emory, is thankful for the operation and her new vision.

    June 2014 | "News in Review," EyeNet (American Academy of Ophthalmology), "Contacts vs. IOLs for Congenital Cataract." Emory pediatric ophthalmologist Scott Lambert discusses the results of the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study that show contact lens use is preferable to an intraocular lens for young children who have had a congenital cataract removed.

    June 4, 2014 | Reuters, "Telemedicine detects eye problems, but doctors must prepare for more patients." So-called teleretinal screening is cost-effective because it avoids many unnecessary in-person consultations while accurately identifying patients who need referral to an ophthalmologist for further care, Dr. Beau B. Bruce from the department of ophthalmology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta told Reuters Health.

    June 3, 2014 | Indiana Gazette, "Exercise may aid retinal health." Exercise can help with weight loss, fitness and general disease prevention. But according to new research, there may be another reason to get moving: preventing the progression of retinal diseases. "This is the first report of simple exercise having a direct effect on retinal health and vision," researcher Machelle Pardue, PhD, Emory University, said.

    June 2014, Best Self Atlanta, "best rx", p24. Chris Bergstrom answered the question, "What is age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and are there any treatments out there that can help?"



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