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New equipment expands Shade Tree’s ophthalmology services

Sep. 27, 2018—It’s been five years since the Shade Tree Clinic incorporated ophthalmology services into its student-run health clinic.

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My Southern Health: Lower the risk of macular degeneration

Dec. 15, 2016—Macular degeneration is common in people older than 55, but lifestyle influences who gets i

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Student-run Shade Tree Clinic debuts ophthalmology service

Sep. 25, 2014—When the Shade Tree Clinic first opened its doors in 2005 the patients received primary care services in the compact space of a cramped doublewide trailer.

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Vanderbilt ophthalmologist offers tips for healthy eyes in winter

Jan. 31, 2014—Cold weather can be rough on skin, drying it out and making it itchy and uncomfortable, but winter can also be harsh on another part of body—the eyes. During the winter months, the air outside and indoors is typically dry. The lack of moisture can make the surfaces of the eye drier as well causing...

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Vanderbilt ophthalmologist stresses summer eye safety

Jul. 17, 2013—When it comes to damaging sun rays, skin protection is a top priority for many. But there is another area that needs to be brought into focus – the eyes. Excessive exposure to ultraviolet light can damage the eyes, said Daniel Weikert, M.D., assistant professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI), and...

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Blackburn presented ophthalmology Visionary Award

May. 2, 2013—Paul Sternberg, M.D., George Weeks Hale Professor of Ophthalmology, chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, presented U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) with the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 2013 Visionary Award. The Visionary Award was created to recognize Members of Congress who make a significant contribution to ophthalmology.   Members...

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Expansion doubles VEI’s space in Williamson County

Feb. 7, 2013—The Vanderbilt Eye Institute has solidified itself as the largest, most comprehensive ophthalmology practice in the region with the recent expansion of its Franklin practice, now called VEI Williamson County.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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VUMC campus

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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