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ARVO's Cogan Award to macular degeneration scientist
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced today that Joshua L. (2005-09-01)
UK medical student ophthalmology teaching falling short
UK medical schools are failing to comply with the recommended curriculum for ophthalmology, set out by the International Council of Ophthalmologists, suggests a survey published online in the British Journal of Ophthalmology. (2010-12-13)
Wilmer Eye Institute professor to receive ARVO's Weisenfeld Award
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced today that David L. (2006-06-14)
American Academy of Ophthalmology issue statement on final visual acuity results, early treatment for ROP study
The American Academy of Ophthalmology considers the children's visual acuity results reported in the Early Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity Study an affirmation of the efficacy and long-term benefit of current retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) diagnosis and treatment practices. (2010-04-12)
Dr. Reza Dana awarded 2012 Chancellor's Award in Neurosciences and Ophthalmology
Mass. Eye and Ear Cornea Service and Refractive Surgery Service Director Reza Dana, M.D., M.P.H., M.Sc., is the recipient of the 2012 Chancellor's Award in Neurosciences and Ophthalmology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine at New Orleans. (2012-02-07)
Miller, Schuman receive ARVO/Pfizer Ophthalmics award
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced today that Joan W. (2005-10-24)
American Academy of Ophthalmology on NEI report on sharp rise in myopia in Americans
According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the 66.4 percent increase in myopia in Americans since the 1970s, as reported in the recent NIH/National Eye Institute study, is significant, and will impact health-care costs as well as vision quality. (2009-12-15)
Gragoudas to receive ARVO's Weisenfeld Award
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced today that Evangelos S. (2005-08-01)
Use of patient-reported outcomes in medical product development
The National Eye Institute and the Food and Drug Administration are sponsoring an Oct. (2009-08-25)
ARVO announces 2006 Friedenwald Award winner
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced today that David R. (2005-06-28)
BMJ launches new open access ophthalmology journal
Healthcare knowledge provider BMJ has added a new title to its expanding portfolio of 60 specialist journals, with the launch of BMJ Open Ophthalmology later this month. (2016-09-06)
Schepens Eye Research Institute scientist is ARVO's 2007 Friedenwald Award recipient
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced today that Ilene K. (2006-08-15)
Waring to receive ARVO's Weisenfeld award
George O. Waring III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth, has been selected to receive the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology's 2008 Weisenfeld Award, which is presented annually for excellence in ophthalmology. (2007-08-23)
University of Texas Southwestern Ophthalmologists Find Link Between Dry Eyes And Defective Lipid Structure
A defective lipid structure appears to be the culprit behind many chronically dry eyes, a condition that affects millions of Americans, according to clinical research by ophthalmologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. (1998-08-20)
ARVO annual meeting features over 6,000 presentations
More than 9,000 eye and vision researchers will gather to attend the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2005 Annual Meeting to be held at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., May 1-5, 2005. (2005-04-12)
Estrogen Benefits The Eyes, Study Shows
While estrogen's ability to prevent bone loss and heart disease in postmenopausal women is established, here's something new: estrogen may benefit the eyes. (1997-06-11)
American Academy of Ophthalmology announces its guests of honor for Annual Meeting
The American Academy of Ophthalmology announced its Guests of Honor for its Annual Meeting in November in Anaheim, Calif. (2003-08-22)
ARVO launches new journal on translational research
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) launched its third journal, Translational Vision Science & Technology (TVST), with an open call for manuscript submissions this month. (2012-01-12)
Physical fitness could have a positive effect on eye health
Physical activity may be what the doctor orders to help patients reduce their risk of developing glaucoma. (2011-10-24)
Uveal melanoma patients at higher risk for colon cancer
Uveal melanoma is the most common intraocular cancer in adults. (2007-05-09)
Proctor Medal goes to research team
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced today that Trevor Lamb, ScD, FRS, FAA and Edward N. (2005-08-19)
New risk factors for retinal disorder identified
Antibiotics, antihistamines, alcohol use, tobacco use, untreated hypertension and multisystem autoimmune diseases are potential risk factors for a retinal disorder known as central serous chorioretinopathy. (2004-02-01)
Mass. Eye and Ear receives NEI grant renewal for 'growing' clinical/scientists
The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School department of ophthalmology, has been awarded a grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health, National Eye Institute, to recruit, train and support first-rate clinician scientists to promote translational and clinical research into cures for eye disease. (2010-05-10)
Bazan to receive ARVO Proctor Medal
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced today that Nicolas G. (2006-06-27)
Faculty of 1000 launch Ophthalmology Faculty
Faculty of 1000 (F1000), the award-winning medicine and biology literature evaluation service, has launched the much anticipated Ophthalmology Faculty. (2011-04-13)
New cue used to perceive motion in depth
A third 3D motion cue, dynamic half-occlusion, has been identified by researchers as a means by which the percept of motion in depth is achieved, according to a new study recently published in Journal of Vision, an online, free access publication of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). (2006-06-19)
Yale study clarifies when bleeding in newborns' eyes is due to hemorrhaging at birth or possible child abuse
A new Yale study may help to clarify whether hemorrhaging in a baby's eyes is due to child abuse or simply a lingering effect of birth. (2001-01-03)
Eye tissue shortage endangers clinical research's future
The future of clinical ophthalmology may be endangered by the decline in the number of human donor eyes provided by U.S. eye banks according to an article published in the July 2006 issue of Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (IOVS). (2006-07-11)
Bioluminescence imaging used for eye cancer detection
At the moment, doctors rely on biopsy analysis to determine the progression of eye cancer. (2009-10-13)
Possible link found between hypothyroidism and glaucoma in men
A significant association was found between hypothyroidism and open-angle glaucoma, according to a study appearing in the September issue of Ophthalmology, the clinical journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. (2004-09-01)
Eye clinics ideal for screening elderly patients for depression, other conditions
The results of a pilot study, appearing in the April issue of Ophthalmology, show screening elderly patients in an outpatient ophthalmic clinic may be an effective way to screen for dementia, depression and functional impairment. (2003-04-10)
Interferon-treated hepatitis C patients likely to experience retinopathy
Persons with chronic hepatitis C being treated with Interferon (IFN) are at risk of developing retinopathy as early as two weeks into treatment according to the results of a new study published in the January 2007 issue of Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. (2007-01-03)
Perceived facial similarity in children is an estimate of kin recognition
Perceived facial similarity of children is effectively an estimate of the probability that two children are close genetic relatives according to a new study recently published in Journal of Vision, an online, free access publication of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. (2006-09-19)
NASA-sponsored study describes how space flight impacts astronauts' eyes and vision
A newly published ophthalmologic study recently described the history, clinical findings, and possible etiologies of novel ophthalmic findings discovered in astronauts after long-duration space flights. (2011-11-14)
ARVO Foundation and Merck to provide prestigious global ophthalmic research award
The ARVO Foundation for Eye Research and Merck & Co., Inc. are pleased to announce a series of awards that honor young scientists throughout the world for their innovative contributions to ophthalmology research. (2008-11-03)
ARVO's Cogan Award to Austrian biomedical professor
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced today that Wolfgang Drexler, Ph.D., has been selected to receive the 2007 Cogan Award during ARVO's Annual Meeting to be held in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in May 2007. (2006-07-25)
Mass. Eye and Ear granted $30,000 medical eye research fellowship
Research to Prevent Blindness has awarded Massachusetts Eye and Ear, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, a $30,000 Medical Student Eye Research Fellowship. (2012-01-23)
British study may improve glaucoma assessment and treatment
Results from a recent scientific study in the UK may change the way that healthcare professionals measure eye pressure and allow them to assess the risk of glaucoma with greater accuracy. (2011-10-24)
NHS sight tests lead to waste
On bmj.com today, a leading eye doctor says that opticians are making too many referrals to doctors. (2014-03-18)
Expenditures for special equipment add to high personal cost for visually impaired persons
Researchers will present the results of their study concerning the personal costs of vision impairment in Australia during the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2007 Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (2007-05-08)
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