Dr. Margaret Reynolds Rising Star

Congratulations to Dr. Margaret Reynolds, who has been recognized as a Rising Star by the Missouri Athletic Club at the annual Women of Distinction luncheon. The Rising Star is someone 35 years of age or younger who is leading the next generation of professional women to new heights.  Read More

2022 Hellen Keller Prize for Vision Research Recipients

Washington University in St. Louis professors Mae Gordon, PhD, and Michael Kass, MD, received the 2022 Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research yesterday. The annual prize, presented by BrightFocus Foundation and the Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education, honors scientific discovery and excellence and is chosen by an independent awards committee.   “Glaucoma progressively and permanently destroys peripheral vision. […]

Spring Update 2022

33rd Annual Ophthalmology Spring Update Saturday, April 23, 20228:00 AM – 1:35 PM 31st Annual Ophthalmology Distinguished Alumnus Elizabeth Hodapp, MDAssociate Professor of Clinical OphthalmologyPediatric Glaucoma Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Residency 1979 Washington University School of Medicine in St. LouisFellowship 1981Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis 8:00 AM – 8:05 […]

Please Welcome Stephen Wexler, MD

We would like to welcome Dr. Wexler to our clinical faculty! Dr. Wexler will be the director of our new LASIK & Refractive Surgery Center opening in spring 2022. Dr. Stephen Wexler has been performing refractive surgery since 1991. He is one of the most experienced surgeons in the country, having performed more than 70,000 […]

Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research

Congratulations to Drs. Mae Gordon and Michael Kass, who have been awarded this year’s Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research by the Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education. This is a terrific accomplishment and one that is well deserved for this remarkable pair of investigators whose work on ocular hypertension and glaucoma has changed […]

Residents & Fellows Spotlight: Karen Hong, MD, MPhil

What are your future plans? Glaucoma Fellowship at Mass Eye and Ear and master kite surfing. Why did you choose Ophthalmology/WashU? The people! I distinctly remember every single one of my residency interviews with the faculty at WashU. What advice would you give to the new residents? Practice as many different ways to treat and […]

Residents & Fellows Spotlight: Jennifer Enright, MD, PhD

What are your future plans? I’m staying at WashU next year as the Chief of Ophthalmic Trauma, so I’ll be staffing the consult service, attending on trauma and cataract cases and managing the didactic and wetlab curricula for the next year. Why did you choose Ophthalmology/WashU? I was an MD/PhD student here at WashU so […]

Now Hiring: Research Faculty

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Washington University seeks an innovative and motivated individual to join our Research Faculty Full-time tenure-track academic appointment (Assistant Professor) This position will focus on research with minimal teaching or administrative obligations The qualified applicant will demonstrate: An outstanding record of research accomplishments Exciting future basic and/or translational […]