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Wednesday, August 09, 2017 | Awards

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Ranked Nation’s #1 in Ophthalmology for 14th Consecutive Year

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Health System and University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has again been ranked as the nation's best in ophthalmology by U.S News &…

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Monday, August 07, 2017 | Awards, Prevent Blindness

Third Annual Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award Announced

Prevent Blindness and the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) announced the recipient of the third annual “Bonnie Strickland Champion for Chi…

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Thursday, July 06, 2017 | Awards

American Academy of Optometry Announces 2017 Award Recipients

Each year the American Academy of Optometry recognizes distinguished individuals who have made contributions to advancing the profession of optometry. “Serving on the Awards Committee may b…

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Monday, June 26, 2017 | Awards, Beaver-Visitec International, BVI

Visitec I-Ring Winner in the 2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA)

Beaver-Visitec International announced that Visitec I-Ring Pupil Expander has been selected as the Gold Winner in the Implant & Tissue-Replacement Products of the 19th Annual Medical Design Excell…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Awards

Surgilūm Announces Recipients of "Surgilūm Award of Excellence" to Outstanding Graduating Residents

Surgilūm announced the recipients of the first "Surgilūm Award of Excellence" to Jithin Yohannan, MD, of the Wilmer Eye Institute; Albert S. Hazan, MD, of Columbia University Medical Cente…

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Friday, June 16, 2017 | Awards

New World Medical Announces Recipients of the 2017 Humanitarian Awards

New World Medical recently announced the recipients of the 2017 Humanitarian Awards during the annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery in Los Angeles. The New World M…

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Friday, June 16, 2017 | Awards, Cornea

$1.9 Million NIH Grant to Wayne State to Develop Novel Therapy for Corneal Bacterial Infection

Wayne State University recently received a 5-year, $1.925 million grant from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health to test the role of microRNAs (miRNAs) -- a newly recognize…

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Friday, June 16, 2017 | Awards, Glaucoma

New Grant Awarded to Assist Glaucoma Study

The National Eye Institute has awarded a $2.55 million R01 grant earmarked for exploring how glaucoma is associated with individual-specific biomechanics of the eye. University of Alabama at Birmingha…

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | Awards

Johns Hopkins PhD Candidate Michael Barry Receives 2017 Envision-Atwell Award for Low Vision Research

Michael Barry, a PhD Candidate in Biomedical/Medical Engineering focusing on ultra-low vision at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore has been selected as the ninth annual Envision-Atwell A…

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Monday, June 05, 2017 | Awards, Prevent Blindness

Prevent Blindness Announces Recipient of Fourteenth Annual Joanne Angle Investigator Award

Prevent Blindness announced the recipient of its 2017 Joanne Angle Investigator Award as Brian J. Song, MD, MPH, at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Department of Ophthalmology at Harvard …

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Friday, June 02, 2017 | Awards

MaximEyes EHR Receives Top Nationwide Ranking for its Ophthalmology EHR in the 2017 Black Book Market Research Survey

First Insight Corporation, developers of certified MaximEyes EHR image management and practice management solutions for eye care professionals, ranked #2 nationwide for its ophthalmology EHR in the 20…

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | Awards

American Academy of Optometry Foundation Announces the 2017 William C. Ezell Fellowships

The American Academy of Optometry Foundation announces the 11 recipients for the 2017 William C. Ezell Fellowship program. The Ezell Fellowship program is named after the founding President of the AAO…

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Thursday, May 04, 2017 | Awards, Retina

NIH Launches Competition to Develop Human Eye Tissue in a Dish

The National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, has opened the first stage of a federal prize competition designed to generate miniature, lab-grown human retinas. Over the…

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Friday, April 14, 2017 | Awards

Vision Choice Awards Distinguish Best Products at Vision Expo East

Each year, the Vision Choice Awards distinguish the best products as voted upon by show attendees. The winners of the 2017 Vision Choice Awards are: • 1st Place: Specs of Wood • 2nd Plac…

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Monday, April 10, 2017 | Awards

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Ophthalmologist Honored With the 2017 American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Young Investigator Award

Gil Binenbaum, MD, a pediatric eye surgeon in the Division of Ophthalmology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), has received the 2017 American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology an…

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