With great sadness, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences mourns the passing of notable alumna, retina specialist, and vision research advocate Alice McPherson, MD on January 16th, 2023.
University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences faculty members and staff will present at the 2023 Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA January 24 – 28,…
Clinical Trial Offers Hope to Patients with Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Jan 10 2023
A current clinical trial could lead to approval of a first-ever treatment option for patients with geographic atrophy (GA) secondary to age-related macular degeneration, a progressive, irreversible, and devastating eye disease.
Lab-Grown Retinal Eye Cells Open Door For Clinical Trials to Treat Blindness
Jan 05 2023
Retinal cells grown from stem cells can reach out and connect with neighbors, according to a new study, completing a “handshake” that may show the cells are ready for trials in humans with degenerative eye disorders.
New Research May Shed Light on Impact of Toxic Metals on Aging Dogs
Dec 14 2022
New research led by a University of Wisconsin–Madison assistant professor could shed some light on whether toxic metals commonly found in and around the home could impact an older dog’s vision and overall health.