Vanderbilt Eye Institute

Early evening darkness brings dangers for drivers and pedestrians

The end of daylight saving time means many of us are driving home in the dark

The main benefit of scleral lenses is that they can be designed to accommodate any degree of corneal steepness or irregularity.

Scleral lenses help those with corneal irregularities, dry eyes

Vanderbilt Eye Institute is one of a handful of places in Nashville that can fit patients for lenses designed to accommodate any degree of corneal steepness or irregularity.

Smiling young African girl with long curly hair wearing glasses while standing alone against a gray background

VUMC participates in national study to test eye drops for nearsightedness in children

A multi-institutional study found that low-dose atropine eyedrops, commonly used in a higher dose to treat lazy eye, was no better than a placebo at slowing myopia (nearsightedness) progression and elongation of the eye among children treated for two years.

Fireworks and sparklers are lots of fun, but they can cause terrible injuries; how to celebrate safely

Protect the eye on the 4th of July

Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, center, with C. Wright Pinson, MBA, MD, left, and Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, at a recent celebration honoring Sternberg’s years of service to VUMC.

Celebration honors Paul Sternberg’s decades of service

Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, was celebrated last week at a retirement ceremony honoring his 20 years of service to Vanderbilt University Medical Center as chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and founding director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute.

Wallace named as VUMC’s New Chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

David Wallace, MD, MPH, has been named as the new chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute.

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