DOVS 3rd Year Residents

From Left to right:Robi Maamari, MD, Angela Jiang, MD, Cynthia Montana, MD, PhD, Grace Paley, MD, PhD,& Joel Palko, MD

Moving in November

The Washington University Eye Center – Center for Advanced Medicine location will be moving across Forest Park Ave. to new clinic space in The Center for Outpatient Health in November 2017.

$11.9 million from NIH funds glaucoma study

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received four grants totaling $11.9 million from the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead a nationwide study to determine whether efforts to prevent or delay the onset of glaucoma have been effective over the course of two decades. […]

Nerve injury appears to be root of diabetes-related vision loss

Diabetes-related vision loss most often is blamed on blood vessel damage in and around the retina, but new research indicates that much of that vision loss may result from nerve cell injury that occurs long before any blood vessels are damaged. The finding — from scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis — […]

Clinical Tips & Techniques – Anjali Bhorade, MD

Primary Lens extraction for angle closure glaucoma Anjali Bhorada, MD, St. Louis, discusses lens extraction for the management of angle closure glaucoma Click here for original article

Rajagopal awarded Young Physician-Scientist honor

Rithwick Rajagopal, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a Young Physician-Scientist Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation. Rajagopal, working with Clay F. Semenkovich, the Irene E. and Michael M. Karl Professor and director of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism […]

Evidence of Zika virus found in tears

Researchers have found that Zika virus can live in eyes and have identified genetic material from the virus in tears, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The research, in mice, helps explain why some Zika patients develop eye disease, including a condition known as uveitis that can lead […]

Surgery can restore vision in patients with brain injuries

Surgery can restore vision in patients who have suffered hemorrhaging in the eye after a traumatic brain injury, even if the operation doesn’t occur until several months after the injury, according to a small study from vision researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Reviewing cases at three medical centers in different […]