Vanderbilt Eye Institute Archives
Feb. 22, 2018—Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, George Weeks Hale Professor and chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Vanderbilt, was recently named president-elect of the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO).
Feb. 15, 2018—Twenty-three volunteer leaders have been named to fill positions on three of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) advisory boards and councils.
Feb. 8, 2018—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM), the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) and the Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI) have joined forces with partners in Liberia to strengthen medical education and increase access to ophthalmology care in the aftermath of the 2014-2015 West African Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,000 people.
Oct. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt researcher Tonia Rex, Ph.D., is accustomed to performing studies in her lab with a goal of translating the findings into better diagnoses and treatment tools for the visually impaired.
Oct. 5, 2017—The Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI) recently hosted the Southeastern Vision Conference to celebrate and share excellence in vision science.
Aug. 24, 2017—Uyen Tran, M.D., has performed hundreds of corneal transplants for her patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).
Aug. 15, 2017—While agreeing that viewing a total solar eclipse is a chance of a lifetime, Vanderbilt Eye Institute Research Director David Calkins urges us to not look at the sun without special eclipse glasses. Catkins explains how certain spectrums of sunlight can damage your eyesight without you knowing it, until it is too late. Follow Vanderbilt...
Aug. 2, 2017—On Aug. 21, millions of people will be focused on the sky as day turns into night as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in nearly a century passes over Middle Tennessee. Specialists at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute want to ensure solar eclipse safety as watchers view this incredible event.
Jul. 26, 2017—On Aug. 21 millions of people will look skyward as day turns into night when the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in nearly a century passes over Middle Tennessee.
Dec. 15, 2016—Macular degeneration is common in people older than 55, but lifestyle influences who gets i
Oct. 10, 2016—Kenny Tao, a new assistant professor of biomedical engineering, brings his innovations in the field of optical coherence tomography and his wry sense of humor to Vanderbilt's laboratories and classrooms.