Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

eye

‘Audacious’ grant spurs research on retina regeneration

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University have received a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support research to restore vision through regeneration of the retina.

Ophthalmology association honors VUMC’s Donahue

Sean Donahue, M.D., Ph.D., Sam and Darthea Coleman Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), was recently named a Choosing Wisely Champion by the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS).

Two receive Research to Prevent Blindness grants

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded two grants to faculty in the Department of Ophthalmology.

VUMC ophthalmologist urges eye protection from the bright summer sunshine

When it comes to sun safety, most people are quick to grab a hat and lather on sunscreen. Doctors at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute want consumers to be on the lookout for another protective measure – sunglasses.

Vanderbilt expert offers eye care tips for windy spring days

Life-changing impact of cornea transplantation celebrated

Since 1961, the Eye Bank Association of America has provided donors for more than 1.5 million corneal transplants nationwide. And for nearly 25 years, the group has celebrated corneal transplant recipients, promoted awareness of the need to donate and recognized donors and families during National Eye Donor Month in March.

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