Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Archives
Nov. 13, 2023—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.
Oct. 26, 2023—Vanderbilt's Stephanie Jian, OD, has been selected as a recipient of the inaugural Berkeley Optometry and Vision Science “40 under 40” award.
Aug. 1, 2023—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.
Jul. 17, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Academy for Excellence in Education has elected 13 new members for 2023.
Jun. 22, 2023—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.
May. 4, 2023—David Wallace, MD, MPH, has been named as the new chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute.
Oct. 27, 2022—Vanderbilt's Project PAVE has received funding from the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to continue the program that has provided low-vision evaluations for more than 2,150 school-age children in Tennessee since 1993.
Sep. 22, 2022—A $10 million gift from the International Retinal Research Foundation will establish a center dedicated to retinal vision research at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute and a directorship to support a physician-scientist leader in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.
Sep. 8, 2022—Vanderbilt's David Calkins, PhD, has been selected by the Research to Prevent Blindness and Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology to receive the 2023 David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding Vision Research.
Aug. 16, 2022—Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, is stepping down from his role as chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, effective June 30, 2023.