What if you are not a candidate for LASIK?

Washington University LASIK Surgery Center opened in the Summer of 2022 in Creve Coeur, Missouri. Our LASIK Center’s Medical Director, Stephen Wexler, MD, is one of the most experienced LASIK surgeons in the Midwest. Dr. Wexler and the Clinical Director, Eric Polk, OD, FAAO, have worked together for 20 years providing the St. Louis metro area with vision […]

American Glaucoma Society: President Elect (2023); President (2024)

Congratulations! Carla Siegfried, MD, Jacquelyn E. and Allan E. Kolker, MD, Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Professionalism on being named 2023 President Elect and 2024 President of the American Glaucoma Society

American Glaucoma Society: 2023 Bernard Schwartz Memorial Award Recipient!

Congratulations! Sharon Sabapathypillai, MD, MS, First-Year Resident, DOVS has been selected as a recipient of the 2023 Bernard Schwarz Memorial Award by the American Glaucoma Society for her abstract entitled “Evaluating At-Risk Driving Behaviors Using In-Car Telemetry in Older Drivers with Varying Glaucoma Severity“. This prestigious honor from the American Glaucoma Society includes: The Bernard […]

Goniotomy: What Size Is Best?

Congratulations Dr. Erin Sieck on her recent talk entitled “A Millenial’s Approach to the Angle; I prefer partial goniotomy for its ease and efficiency, established efficiency, and lower rate of complications compared to total goniotomy Erin Sieck, MD

16th Annual Vision Walk

VisionWalk is a fun, family-friendly event to bring together the Foundation Fighting Blindness community to raise awareness of our mission to find treatments and cures for blinding diseases. VisionWalk takes place through local events across the country. Our very own Angela Demetrulias, OD, will once again be taking the helm as the medical chair for […]

Back-to-School Eye Exams

Check out Dr. Andrew Lee’s latest video discussion on back-to-school eye exams

Congratulations Dr. Polk!

On his recent continuing education course presentation entitled “Managing Ocular Disease on the Post-LASIK Patient” at the St. Louis Optometric Society Meeting on August 9th to a group of 40-50 optometrists

Congratulations! Dr. Rallo

Dr. Mark Rallo, OD, on becoming the new Director of Pediatric Optometry! This a new role for our department and will be a wonderful addition to our leadership team. Dr. Rallo will continue to offer guidance and support for our growing team of Optometrists. His years of service, love of mentorship and clinical expertise made […]

Congratulations Dr. Carla Siegfried

On her following contributions to Ophthalmology: June 8-9- Keynote Speaker at Canadian Resident Ethics Symposium (Halifax, NS) June 10-12-Keynote Speaker at Canadian Ophthalmological Society Meeting (Halifax, NS) June 29-Bettman Ethics Lecture-University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, TX)

K08 Grant Recipient

Congratulations! Lynn Hassman, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences on receiving a K08 Grant from NEI for her research entitled “Resolution of Ocular Inflammation: The Role of Type 1 Conventional Dendritic Cells.” The K08 is a special award for individuals who have a clinical doctoral degree to provide support and protected time to […]

Congratulations! Kathrine (Kat) Earney

2022 Kelley Mullen Clinical Service Award Recipient Kathrine (Kat) Earney, Clinical Supervisor at the University Eye Center (UES) on receiving the 2022 Kelley Mullen Clinical Service Award . The Kelley Mullen Clinical Service Award recognizes a clinical support staff member who consistently demonstrates ongoing acts of caring that go beyond the normally expected levels of […]

Congratulations! Dr. Lee

Clinical Care–Medical Team Distinguished Service Teaching Award Andrew Lee, MD, has been selected by the Washington University School of Medicine Class of 2022 to receive the “Clinical Care–Medical Team Distinguished Service Teaching Award” for teaching in Academic Year 2020-2021. Dr. Lee along with other selected teaching faculty will be formally recognized by medical school students […]

Congratulations! Mary-Grace Reeves

Mary-Grace Reeves, MD, MBA, incoming DOVS resident on being named Inpatient Intern of the Month, for her work on the VA MICU service This doctor rotated through our ICU here at the VA in January right in the middle of the Omicron surge that both led to short staffed situations and an exceptionally high census […]

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 […]

When YOU have Uveitis

Check out our very own Dr. Lynn Hassman’s discussion in the Summer 2021 issue of the Washington University’s Physicians Newsletter

Welcome Eric Ricker, OD

Eric Ricker, OD recently joined our team of staff optometrists. Dr. Ricker has over four years of clinical experience in optometry. He also serves as a Co-Management chair of the Saint Louis Optometric Society and on the emerging leadership committee with the Missouri Optometric Association.