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February 19, 2013Mahnaz Shahidi: Inventor of the Year
Are you at risk for stroke? A device developed by Mahnaz Shahidi can see it in your eyes.
February 19, 2013First in Chicago to offer new eye treatment
A new procedure can replace surgery for a common eye disease that robs vision.
November 16, 2012Photo-switch for nerve cells in eye and brain
UIC research could be a first step to overcoming degenerative eye diseases or to quieting epileptic seizures.
November 13, 2012Glaucoma Specialist Named Head of Ophthalmology at UIC
Dr. Rohit Varma, a leading eye specialist and epidemiologist at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine, has been named head of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, pending approval by the UI Board of Trustees.
July 10, 2012UI Health Offers Newest Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
A new laser system for cataract surgery, with accuracy to a few hundred-thousandths of an inch, allows eye surgeons to optimize and customize the incision and ensure the best possible outcome.