Category: Eye Care

Albert S. Jun, MD, PhD, Appointed as Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology


The University of Virginia School of Medicine has named Albert S. Jun, MD, PhD, a leader in revolutionizing how corneal transplants are performed, to chair its Department of Ophthalmology. He…

Discovery of Potential New Way to Prevent Vision Loss


UVA Health School of Medicine scientists have discovered an unknown contributor to harmful blood vessel growth in the eye that could lead to new treatments for blinding macular degeneration and…

Dr. Cusick featured in The Daily Progress Ask The Expert


Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that causes damage to the blood vessels of the retina — the light-sensitive tissue that lines the back part of the eye that…

UVA Health Blog: What Is a Diabetic Eye Exam? Do I Need One?


Annual eye exams are an important part of staying healthy. This is especially true if you have diabetes. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in people over 40, according…

Dr. Ambati offers ways to protect vision during COVID-19 pandemic


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Eye Health: 5 Foods Good for Your Eyes


Check out the post about foods good for your eyes here at UVA Health Blog:  

Anisometropia: You’ve Probably Never Heard of this Common Cause of Headaches


Anisometropia is a condition where one eye has significantly better vision than the other. Since our eyes work together to see, that difference in eyesight can put strain on the…