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New Research Reveals Signs of Glaucoma May Be Detectable Years in Advance of Disease Onset
Dec 04 2023
Groundbreaking research from Yao Liu, MD and colleagues reported that low pigment density in a part of the light-sensing retina called the macula may serve as an early warning sign of glaucoma – suggesting a strategy for the testing and treatment of the disease.
Richard Dortzbach, MD Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
Dec 04 2023
Professor Emeritus Richard Dortzbach, MD received a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his commitment to educating residents and fellows and for his dedication to alumni and the University of Wisconsin Ophthalmology Alumni Association.
Pre-Med Students Receive Hands-On Introduction to Ophthalmology
Dec 04 2023
Faculty and residents gave students from UW-Madison’s AHANA-MAPS Pre-Health Society – an organization for black, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American students interested in the health professions - a peek into the world of ophthalmology.
The Vision Research Core has received a $3.1 million grant from the National Eye Institute to provide expertise, facilities, and equipment to foster and expand vision research across the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
UW Ophthalmologist Travels to Paraguay in the Fight Against Childhood Vision Loss
Nov 01 2023
As a pediatric ophthalmologist with longstanding involvement in global education, Yasmin S. Bradfield has gone to great lengths to combat childhood vision loss. In fact, she recently traveled more than 5,000 miles from her Madison, Wisconsin clinic to Asunción, Paraguay.
Department Activity at 2023 American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting
Oct 23 2023
Join the faculty of the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the 2023 American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting in San Francisco, California November 3 - 6 as we connect, share, and advance our mission to save sight.
Annual Right to Sight Clinic Serves a Record Number from the Underinsured Community
Oct 09 2023
An impressive team of schedulers, technicians, opticians, medical students, residents, and faculty from the UW Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and UW Health assisted a record number of patients at the 2023 World Sight Day Clinic.