May 17, 2017 | Four Emory Eye Center physicians – Hayek, Grossniklaus, Kim and Khalifa – recognized for Educator Appreciation Day. In honor of Educator Appreciation Day on May 17, the Emory University School of Medicine Recognitions Committee asked for nominations of faculty members who consistently go “above and beyond” with their teaching. More than 100 faculty were nominated by their peers, colleagues, and trainees for the passion and skills they share across the School of Medicine. Congratulations to the four ophthalmology nominees for 2017.
May 10, 2017 | Fogarty International Center supports Global Ophthalmology-Emory fellowship with $100,000 grant. (ATLANTA) Beginning in July 2017, Emory Eye Center will expand its training opportunities to include a global ophthalmology fellowship. The one-year fellowship was established in 2016 through a gift pledge from the Alcon Foundation. Now the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is also supporting the fellowship with a grant that will allow the fellow to spend the entire year in Ethiopia rather than dividing time between locations.
April 20, 2017 | Nancy J. Newman, MD, receives prestigious lecture award from the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Newman will give the prestigious H. Houston Merritt Lecture during the American Academy of Neurology’s 2017 meeting. She will speak during the Presidential Plenary Session on April 23 at the AAN conference in Boston.
March 29, 2017 | Leading Retina Expert Dr. Jenny Lim to Lecture at Emory Eye Center’s SEVR 2017 Seminar in April. Emory Eye Center will host the 31st annual Southeastern Vitreoretinal Seminar (SEVR) on Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
March 29, 2017 | Emory Eye Center Physicians – Anderson, Hendrick, Wells and Yeh – Earn Doctors’ Day Nominations. In honor of National Doctors’ Day on March 30, the Emory University School of Medicine Recognitions Committee asked for nominations of doctors who demonstrate dedication to improving the health and well-being of our patients and community through the care they provide, the research they conduct, and/or their efforts to teach and inspire young doctors.
Mar. 13, 2017 | March is Cataract Awareness Month: Get Answers to 5 Common Cataract Questions. (ATLANTA) The lens of the eye works like a camera to focus light images on the retina at the back of the eye. Those images are sent to the brain, which allows you to know what you’re seeing. When the lens becomes cloudy and rigid, it can keep images from reaching the retina and decrease your vision. This clouding of the natural lens is called a cataract.
March 9, 2017 | Emory Eye Center physicians Giangiacomo, Hayek and Maa awarded associate professorships. Emory Eye Center is pleased to announce that three faculty members have been promoted to associate professor of Ophthalmology with Emory University School of Medicine’s Ophthalmology department.
February 15, 2017 | Emory Eye Center helps those with low vision get through daily life.
Being diagnosed with low vision is more than simply needing eyeglasses or contact lenses to help you see better. It’s having eyesight poor enough that common daily activities such as reading, preparing meals or checking email are increasingly difficult.
February 13, 2017 | Nancy Newman, MD, named 2017 Dean’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Award recipient. Nancy J. Newman, MD, director of Emory Eye Center’s neuro-ophthalmology section, has received one of the most prestigious honors that the Emory University School of Medicine can bestow on a faculty member: the Dean’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Award for 2017.
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.
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