All ophthalmology

Ahmad Aref

April 18, 2017

Ophthalmologist named ‘rising star’

Ahmad Aref earns spot on “The Ophthalmologist” Power List

Class simulation lab

November 8, 2016

Sharper view of eye surgery

Cless Family Lab helps residents, fellows perfect eye surgery techniques

mosquito

August 16, 2016

Should babies born in areas harboring Zika be screened for eye abnormalities?

Investigating the virus’s impact on the eye

close-up of the iris of an eye

July 20, 2016

Clinical trial tests cord tissue to treat macular degeneration

Supporting surviving rod and cone cells

close-up of the iris of an eye

October 21, 2015

For Latinos, African ancestry adds to risk of glaucoma

Search on to identify individual genes for eye condition

Mark Rosenblatt

November 17, 2014

Growth factor regenerates damaged nerves without sprouting new blood vessels

Could treat nerve damage in cornea

Mark Rosenblatt

October 20, 2014

Cornea specialist to head ophthalmology at UIC

Focus will be on innovation, translational research

Raymond Gao

August 25, 2014

Native American ancestry is risk factor for diabetic eye disease in Latinos

Finding helps narrow down search for genes

A young girl with anopthalmia

July 10, 2013

UI Health, Chicago Lighthouse co-host anophthalmia conference

Families from around the world affected by rare eye disorder come to Chicago

Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System

June 27, 2013

Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary to offer vision-restoring treatment

Artificial retina provides limited sight to patients with very low or no vision

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