Latest News - Awards

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…

Read the full story

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…

Read the full story

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…

Read the full story

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…

Read the full story

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…

Read the full story

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 …

Read the full story

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…

Read the full story

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…

Read the full story

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…

Read the full story

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…

Read the full story

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…

Read the full story

Monday, April 10, 2017 | Awards

Announcing the 2017 AOA Award winners

The winners of the AOA annual awards will be recognized at the 2017 Optometry's Meeting Opening General Session, Wednesday, June 21 at 5:30 pm, in Washington, D.C. Sponsored by Johnson & Jo…

Read the full story

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 | Awards, Prevent Blindness

Call for Nominations for the 2017 "Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award"

The National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness has issued the call for nominations for the third annual “Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Visi…

Read the full story

Monday, March 06, 2017 | Awards, Essilor

Essilor Announces Finalists in 'See Change' Challenge to Improve Access to Vision Care in Underserved Populations

Essilor and NineSigma announced that three innovators have been chosen to move to the final phase in the Essilor See Change Challenge. The purpose of this worldwide initiative is to discover solutions…

Read the full story

Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Awards

ASCRS Announces 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame Inductees

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) has announced that it will induct Gullapalli N. Rao, MD, and the late Karl Koller, MD, into the ASCRS Ophthalmology Hall of Fame on Satu…

Read the full story
Load More