Department’s First Cornea Fellow Treats More Than Just Eyes

For Edith Navarro, MD, a 1995 graduate – and the department’s first – of the UW’s ophthalmology cornea fellowship program, providing care for those in need is about much more than just their eyes. As medical director of the Tzu Chi Eye Center in Santa Mesa, Philippines, Navarro believes good eye care treats the whole person in a compassionate way.

DOVS Faculty, Learners Team Up to Teach Ophthalmology to Local Students

Faculty and residents teamed up to put on a half-day learning opportunity – all about eyes – for local high school students from three schools. The second annual “Odyssey Into Ophthalmology” course, created by Cat Burkat, MD, FACS, took place on Friday, April 7 at the Health Sciences Learning Center.

Celebrating the DOVS Class of 2022

On June 17, the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences will celebrate the graduation of three resident physicians and three clinical fellows. Residents From left to right: Tyler Boulter, MD. Paige Richards, …