Mar. 13, 2017 | March is Cataract Awareness Month: Get Answers to 5 Common Cataract Questions. 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.
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].
IMPORTANT NEW CONSTRUCTION UPDATE (1/30/2017 until further notice)
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