Category: News

Dr. Netland Featured in Glaucoma Today

4/20/2022

How to Manage a Patient with a History of Retinal Surgery Iris Bombe, Synechiae, and High IOP Four Surgeons Strategize How to Manage a Patient with a History of Retinal…

UVA Honors Faculty for Their Research and Scholarship: Jayakrishna Ambati, School of Medicine

3/17/2022

A dynamic, innovative and creative physician-scientist and a preeminent leader in the field of macular degeneration research, Jayakrishna Ambati’s innovative applications of data science have revealed a slew of surprising…

UVA Discovers Harmful Inflammation Trigger in Lupus, Macular Degeneration

1/21/2022

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have made a discovery linking lupus, a potentially debilitating autoimmune disorder, and macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness. The two diseases share…

Faculty Spotlight: New Diagnostic Tool to Aid in Identifying Leading Cause of Blindness

1/21/2022

In the summer of 2017, Xiaorong Liu came to the University of Virginia as an assistant professor of biology and psychology, though it was not her first time on Grounds.…

Scientists Find Toxic Buildup in Eyes of Patients with Blinding Macular Degeneration

10/12/2021

Damaging DNA builds up in the eyes of patients with geographic atrophy, an untreatable, poorly understood form of age-related macular degeneration that causes blindness, new research from the University of…

Inside View: Keep Your Vision Sharp with Six Tips from an Eye Expert

8/16/2021

Check out the latest article featuring our Dr. Michael Cusick on macular degeneration in the Fall 2021 Vim & Vigor issue.  Article written by Kelly Casey:  

Common HIV Drugs May Help Prevent Leading Cause of Vision Loss

2/10/2021

Scientists have identified a group of drugs that may help stop a leading cause of vision loss after making an unexpected discovery that overturns a fundamental belief about DNA. The…

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

1/6/2021

Check out the story at NBC 12:  

Eye Health: 5 Foods Good for Your Eyes

1/6/2021

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

1/6/2021

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…