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4 tips for seeing a successful school year during Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Aug. 18 - Now that State Fair is over and Labor Day is just a few weeks away, Wisconsin parents are turning their attention to a new school year. While shopping for back-to-school supplies and new clothes for their kids are at the top of adults’ to-do list, the pediatric specialists of the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, in conjunction with the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), are reminding parents not to neglect one of the most important tools for academic success: their children’s eyes.

MCW researchers lead imaging study of patients with genetic color vision disorder

Aug. 2 - Motivated by an upcoming gene therapy trial sponsored by Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (AGTC), researchers with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Advanced Ocular Imaging Program (AOIP) have undertaken leadership in a multicenter natural history study to analyze the structure of the eye’s color-detecting cone cells in patients with a genetic color vision disorder. The initial results, which appear in the current issue of Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, show that high-resolution adaptive optics imaging could help physicians determine the potential effectiveness of these new gene therapies on various patients.

Diabetes care providers invited to attend July 21 NIH webinar on diabetic retinopathy

July 15 - On July 21 at 1 p.m. CDT, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Eye Institute (NEI) and its National Eye Health Education Program is hosting a free webinar to share information on the latest treatment options for diabetic retinopathy and the importance of early detection.

MCW researcher looks to the eye to understand how the body ticks

July 6 - Joseph C. Besharse, PhD, recaps his pioneering research on the body’s ocular clocks and the effects they have on various eye diseases.

Graduating ophthalmology residents and fellows reflect on their time at MCW

July 5 - Before they hung up their white coats and turned in their badges, MCW's GME ophthalmology graduates reflected on their time in Wisconsin.


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Eye Institute Grand Rounds "The Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Treatment" Aug. 3

08-03-20167:00 AM  - 8:00 AMEye Institute Lower Level Conference RoomView Attachment


Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Judy E. Kim, MD

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The NEI Audacious Goals Initiative: Developing Next-Generation Tools for Imaging the Eye

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