Congratulations! John F. Hardesty, MD Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Unrestricted Grant Award Recipient! The Washington University School of Medicine John F. Hardesty, MD Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has been granted a prestigious Unrestricted Grant by Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) to support eye research. This funding, has been awarded based on a thorough review of criteria, including the department’s research activities, laboratory […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mitsukuni Yoshida receives Dr. Needleman Pharmacology Prize

We are excited to announce that Mitsukuni Yoshida was chosen to be this year’s Dr. Philip Needleman Pharmacology Prize winner for his thesis work. Mitsukuni is currently completing a research fellowship in Dr. Apte’s lab and mentored by Dr. Imai. The Dr. Philip Needleman Pharmacology Prize is given by the Department of Developmental Biology. Established […]

Dr. Jonathan Lin receives David A. Kipnis Award

Jonathan Lin, PhD from Dr. Apte’s lab, has been selected as a winner of the David M. Kipnis Award in Biomedical Sciences. “This award, which was established in honor of Dr. Kipnis, former Chair of the Department of Medicine and an advocate for basic research, is designed to identify MD/PhD (or PhD students in the […]

Maximizing quality of life in glaucoma (Links to an external site)

Quality-of-life issues have stepped into the spotlight for glaucoma, and ophthalmologists are learning how to incorporate new insights and tools into their clinical practice. A question-and-answer session at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2019 annual meeting focused on a discussion of these issues. The discussion featured our own Dr. Bhorade!