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McLellan Lab Expands Knowledge of Human Glaucoma by Studying Animal Model
Jun 06 2018 // Meet Gillian McLellan, BVMS, PhD, a glaucoma specialist performing important research on glaucoma with the UW School of Veterinary Medicine and Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Dr. McLellan’s lab is focused on solving ocular… Read More
DOVS Research Specialist Reaches Wheel Gymnastics World Championships
May 21 2018 // Kristina Whisenhunt, lab manager and research specialist in the Young Lab in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, recently competed in the 13th Biennial Wheel World Championships in Magglingen, Switzerland on May 6-13. Kristina placed… Read More
May 21 2018 // As Russ recalls it… I’d made the appointment capriciously, feeling that I could get this over with by seeing some of the top eye doctors in the country right here, as part of the University… Read More
May 05 2018 // Pediatric cataract surgery is one of the most complex surgeries that pediatric ophthalmologists perform. Yasmin Bradfield, MD, pediatric ophthalmologist and Dr. John Doolittle Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at UW-Madison, along with her… Read More
May 04 2018 // Studies show there is a gender gap in eye disease. Women are more likely than men to suffer from sight-threatening conditions such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, and glaucoma.1 In support of Healthy Vision Month in… Read More
DOVS Residents Represent Wisconsin Ophthalmology in Washington, D.C.
May 01 2018 // More than 400 ophthalmologists gathered in Washington, D.C. on April 18-21, 2018, for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Congressional Advocacy Day and Mid-Year Forum to learn more about politics, policy and practice management and advocate for… Read More
Robert Nickells, PhD, Receives Grant Award from BrightFocus Foundation
Apr 30 2018 // BrightFocus Foundation Honors Six Vision Researchers Awards New Grants to Study Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma BrightFocus Foundation today recognized six scientists studying macular degeneration and glaucoma, awarding research grants named in honor of leaders… Read More
Apr 22 2018 // Norman Geister is just weeks away from finishing his Manufacturing Technician technical degree at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau. He’s 49. His motivation for going back to school? He can still see. “I’m not wasting… Read More
Protect Your Eyes While Playing Sports // April is Sports Eye Safety Month
Apr 12 2018 // Basketball, Baseball and Air/Paintball Guns Top the List of Leading Causes of Eye Injuries More than 40 percent of eye injuries that occur every year are related to sports or recreational activities. A recent… Read More