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June, 2017

A New Era of Advanced Cataract Surgery at UMass Memorial

UMass Memorial Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences has recently acquired the latest technology for performing advanced cataract surgeries. The new Centurion Vision System for cataract surgery represents the newest generation of cataract machines. Read more ›

Dr. Luna Cataract Surgery

June, 2017

Vision Seminar Series hosts Dr. Emily Chew, immediate past president of ARVO

June's honorable guest speaker was Dr. Emily Chew, a world-renowned medical retina expert. Dr. Chew is the deputy director of the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications and the deputy clinical director at the National Eye Institute Read more ›

Dr. Emiy Chew

May, 2017

Drs. Punzo, Khanna, and Hinkle Promoted to become Associate Professors

Three of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences faculty were recently promoted to Associated Professor rank.  This decision involved a comprehensive review by department members, the chair of the department, the Personnel Action Committee for the School of Medicine, and the Dean. Read more ›

Associate Professors Photo

May, 2017

New collaborative project to understand retinal disease

Dr. Hemant Khanna (UMASS Medical School) and Dr. Mahesh Shivanna [Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) University, School of Optometry] have been awarded a collaborative Special Intramural grant from the MCPHS University. Read more ›

Dr. Hemant Khanna & Dr. Mahesh Shivanna

May, 2017

Vision seminar debuts mini-symposium talks on research presented at ARVO

The Vision Seminar Series debut on Thursday, May 18, 2017 was the first mini-symposia with speakers who presented their research at the annual 2017 ARVO (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) meeting, which was held in Baltimore, USA. Read more ›

Vision Seminar ARVO 2017

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