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Gene Treatment for Blindness Wins FDA Approval

Gene Treatment for Blindness Wins FDA Approval Published: April 3rd, 2019 Category: Feature People who have suffered from a certain type of vision loss since childhood may be able to regain their eyesight. The treatment known as Luxtuma, uses a gene delivery process that…

Protecting Your Eyes During A Solar Eclipse

The University of Florida, Department of Ophthalmology’s Dr. Jessica Cameron talks about the importance of protecting your eyes during the 2017 solar eclipse. To watch the informative video, produced by UFHealth, please click here. To watch the TV-20 interview, please click here.

Savoring the Little Things

Michelle Wilder of Live Oak doesn’t take a single one of these actions for granted. There was a time in her life when each one required painstaking concentration or was simply impossible. A lifetime of vision problems and two failed corneal transplants left Wilder nearly blind until a Boston Keratoprosthesis,…

First retinal implant at UFHealth

A Georgia man who has been blind for decades is the first UF Health patient to receive a retinal implant as part of an artificial vision system. A story by WGFL in Gainesville details how his life has improved since the device was activated. To read the full article, please…

Retina Pearls for Practice a Success For CoM Department of Ophthalmology

The University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology held the Retina Pearls for Practice on May 12, 2017. Drs. Gibran Khurshid and Siva Iyer, our vitreoretinal surgeons, had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Ching-Jygh Chen and Dr. Kapil Kapoor, two internationally known vitreoretinal specialists. This…

Retina Pearls for Practice

The University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology will be holding Retina Pearls for Practice on May 12, 2017. Please click 2017 Retina Pearls Program for more information.

Glaucoma Pearls for Practice

The University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology will be holding Glaucoma Pearls for Practice on February 20, 2017 in the Communicore building, room C1-15. Please click 2017 Glaucoma Pearls Program for more information.  …