Tag: vision loss

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…

Ask the Expert: What are the most important steps to protect eye health?


  Check out this article that features Dr. Michael Cusick.    

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. Ambati – AUPO 2018 Awardees Selected


Jayakrishna Ambati, MD - RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding AMD Research Dr. Ambati is Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Ophthalmology, at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville,…

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…

Ask the Expert: What is Glaucoma?


What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is typically a combination of increased eye pressure, optic nerve damage and vision loss. The vision loss is most frequently in the peripheral visual field early…