Category: News

Discovery IDs Potential Way to Halt Blinding Macular Degeneration

Researchers have successfully treated age-related macular degeneration in mice after finding an unexpected link between the two main forms of the blinding eye disease, the leading cause of vision loss…

UVA Honors Its Leading Researchers

Dr. Ambati, DuPont Guerry II, Professor, Vice Chair for Research, and Founding Director of Center for Advanced Vision Science (CAVS), was honored by UVA for being among the top 25…

Ambati Honored for Pioneering Work on Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, vice chair for research in the UVA School of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology and founder of the Center for Advanced Vision Science, has been selected as the…

Dr. Ambati – UVA Doctor States Possible Solution to Stop Macular Degeneration

A University of Virginia doctor thinks he could have a cure for a common type of blindness. Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, who’s the director of the Center for Advanced Vision Science at…

Dr. Newman on UVA Health Blog

"Vision changes are common as we age. However, problems with eyesight also can be an early indicator of a more serious injury or condition. How do you know when to…

Dr. Ambati & CAVS in VIRGINIA Magazine

UVA Researchers Gain New Insights on Macular Degeneration | VIRGINIA Magazine  More than 2 million Americans suffer from age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of impaired eyesight in older adults.…

Treating Uveitic Glaucoma

Treating Uveitic Glaucoma - American Academy of Ophthalmology  In this interview from AAO 2017, Dr. Peter Netland discusses management strategies for uveitic glaucoma in adults, including surgical, laser and medical…

Drs. Netland & Newman names to 2017 – 2018 Best Doctors in America List

Dr. Peter A. Netland, PhD, MD, Vernah Scott Moyston Professor & Chair of Ophthalmology, and Steven A. Newman, MD, have both been named to the 2017-2018 "Best Doctors in America"…

UVA Discovers Trigger for Macular Degeneration that Robs Millions of Vision

In a major step forward in the battle against macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss among the elderly, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a critical…

Drs. Karcioglu & Golen

Drs. Karcioglu and Golen were among 150 or so other UVA Faculty that were recently recognized by President Sullivan as textbook and major chapter publishers.  Congratulations Drs. Karcioglu & Golen!