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NEI study conducted at Emory provides clarity on supplements for protection against AMD
May 9, 2013 | (ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center clinical research contributed to the recent findings of a multi-year National Eye Institute (NEI) study, AREDS2 (Age-Related Eye Disease Study). Results concluded that adding omega-3 fatty acids did not improve a combination of nutritional supplements commonly recommended for treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a major cause of vision loss among older Americans.
Emory Eye Center Celebrates Healthy Vision Month in May: Make your eyes a priority and schedule an eye exam
May 2, 2013 | (ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center joins the National Eye Institute (NEI) in calling upon Americans to make their vision a priority by taking the necessary steps to protect their vision, prevent vision loss, and make the most of the vision they may have remaining.
Emory Eye Center Physician Has New Book on Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking
April 30, 2013 | (ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center cornea specialist J. Bradley Randleman has co-authored the book, Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (Slack, 2013) along with physician/researcher Farhad Hafezi of the University of Geneva, Switzerland and Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles. The comprehensive text brings together cross-linking theory, treatment, outcomes, complications and their management.
Child Survivors of Eye Cancer to Gather for Emory's 15th Annual RB Picnic
April 10, 2013 | (ATLANTA) The fourteenth annual RB Picnic, coordinated by Emory Eye Center, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Mason Mill Park, 1340 McConnell Dr. in Decatur. This very special event promises a day of fun and celebration for both the young patients and their families who have faced this formerly fatal childhood cancer of the eye called retinoblastoma (RB).
Emory Eye Center Recipient of Knights Templar Award
February 27, 2013 | (ATLANTA) The Emory Eye Center was recently awarded $32,000 by the Georgia Knights Templar Educational Foundation, Inc. The funding will be used to continue important educational and research opportunities that impact the entire state of Georgia. Over the past several years, the Georgia Knights Templar has awarded $750,000 to the Emory Eye Center.
Emory Eye Center's Nickerson receives top ARVO award
Feb. 19, 2013 | (ATLANTA) The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) has announced this year's class of distinguished Fellows. Eye Center faculty member and researcher John M. Nickerson, PhD, has been awarded the prestigious Gold Fellow status by ARVO), the premier vision research organization in the world.
Grossniklaus elected to Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis
February 19, 2013 | (Atlanta) Emory Eye Center ophthalmologist Hans E. Grossniklaus, MD, MBA, F. Phinizy Calhoun Jr. Professor of Ophthalmology and director, L.F. Montgomery Pathology Laboratory and of the section of Ocular Oncology and Pathology, was elected to the Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis (AOI), the most prestigious international ophthalmology organization, consisting of the world's top academic ophthalmologists. AOI is committed to excellence in teaching, research and service in worldwide ophthalmology.
New device for end-stage macular degeneration that may help some see better
Jan. 2, 2013 | (ATLANTA) Emory Eye Center is the first center in Georgia to offer a new technology proven to help the vision of some patients with end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
National Institutes of Health and Emory Eye Center suggest regular dilated eye exams to detect glaucoma
January 16, 2013 | (ATLANTA) January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, and Emory Eye Center ophthalmologists encourage Americans at higher risk for glaucoma to schedule a comprehensive dilated eye exam — and to make a habit of doing so every one to two years.
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