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Vanderbilt Eye Institute Archives

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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Award spurs Jonna’s research on ocular melanoma

Dec. 8, 2016—Gowtham Jonna, M.D., senior retina fellow at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, recently received a VitreoRetinal Surgery Foundation (VRSF) Research Award.

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New faculty: Kenny Tao uses optical coherence tomography to improve delicate eye surgeries

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.

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The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research honors two from VEI

Sep. 8, 2016—Two Vanderbilt Eye Institute physicians have been selected as Emerging Vision Scientists by the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR).

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Two receive Research to Prevent Blindness grants

Jul. 21, 2016—Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded two grants to faculty in the Department of Ophthalmology.

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Vanderbilt Eye Institute Hendersonville

Jul. 14, 2016—Among those attending this week’s ribbon cutting and opening of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute at 305 Indian Lake Blvd., Hendersonville, were Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Paul Sternberg Jr., M.D. (center left), and Titus Daniels, M.D., MPH, MMHC (center right). The clinic relocated from Madison.

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VUMC ophthalmologist urges eye protection from the bright summer sunshine

Jun. 9, 2016—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.

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Smith, Spickard to lead key advisory boards

May. 12, 2016—Two volunteer leaders have been named to fill top positions on two of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) advisory boards.

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Gifts highlight strong, lasting bonds between patients and healers

Mar. 24, 2016—Sometimes saying thank you just isn’t enough.

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Vanderbilt expert offers eye care tips for windy spring days

Mar. 22, 2016—For the past few months, most of the nation has donned hats, boots, scarves and gloves as they have faced brutally cold and icy conditions of winter. As temperatures rise, making outdoor activities more enticing, Vanderbilt ophthalmologists suggest not to be in such a hurry to throw out the habit of protecting yourself from the...

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Life-changing impact of cornea transplantation celebrated

Mar. 17, 2016—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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VEI honored by American Academy of Ophthalmology

Feb. 18, 2016—The Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI) was recently awarded the Commitment to Advocacy Award during the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO) annual meeting.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

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

Vanderbilt Medicine

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

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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