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C. Thomas Dow, MD: Reflections on Residency and Beyond
Oct 01 2019 // It’s interesting to consider the career path that a young ophthalmology resident might take. Will they become a master of cataract surgery? Will they decide to further specialize in uveitis or retina? Will research inspire… Read More
2019 Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin Gift of Sight Discovery Awards
Sep 30 2019 // Colleen McDowell, PhD, and Ismail Zaitoun, PhD, have been announced as the recipients of the 2019 Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin (LEBW) Gift of Sight Discovery Awards. This internal competition is open to UW Department… Read More
Sep 30 2019 // Ms. Linda Callow will assume the Department Administrator role of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, effective October 1, 2019. Ms. Callow is a Certified Public Accountant with an Executive Master… Read More
Sep 18 2019 // According to a national survey released by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, nearly two out of three American adults report having eye or vision problems. A significant percentage of them, however, fail to seek medical… Read More
Sep 04 2019 // Dr. Andy Harris Honored as 2019 OAA Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient This year’s Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, W. Andy Harris, MD (Residency 1974), recalled his time at the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and… Read More
Aug 21 2019 // The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is dedicated to strong education, leading research and compassionate patient care. The pillar of education is not limited to training residents and fellows in clinical and research areas,… Read More
A Team of Miracle Workers: Patient Sight Story Series
Aug 16 2019 // If you asked Elaine Archiquette to summarize her recent experiences with the University of Wisconsin’s Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS), she’d likely say it was a miracle. The doctors, staff and researchers of… Read More
Aug 02 2019 // For the first time in the history of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” rankings, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics are listed on the Honor Roll – the 20 most highly ranked hospitals in… Read More
Is Too Much Screen Time Harming Children’s Vision?
Aug 01 2019 // As children spend more time tethered to screens, there is increasing concern about potential harm to their visual development. Ophthalmologists are seeing a marked increase in children with dry eye and eye strain from too… Read More