Salivary Gland-Sparing Surgery and the Role of Sialendoscopy

salivary glands

The first slide in the Eye & Ear Foundation’s June 13th webinar, “Salivary Gland-Sparing Surgery and the Role of Sialendoscopy,” featured the cylinder scope. “This long instrument is the most […]

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Leveraging the Microbiome to Alleviate Ocular Surface Disease

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Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh are leveraging the microbiome to alleviate ocular surface diseases. This exciting work was the topic of the Eye & Ear Foundation’s May 31st webinar, […]

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From Evaluation and Surgery to Life with a Cochlear Implant

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The Eye & Ear Foundation’s May 23 webinar, “From Evaluation and Surgery to Life with a Cochlear Implant,” featured three panelists. A UPMC cochlear implant surgeon, audiologist, and cochlear implant […]

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy: Advancements in Research and Care

The Eye & Ear Foundation closed out April with a webinar entitled, “Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy: Advancements in Research and Care.” The first presenter was Kunal Dansingani, MBBS, […]

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Treatment of Facial Paralysis: An Overview of the Current Landscape

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In the Eye & Ear Foundation’s March 15th webinar, Dr. Christina Yver, MD, MBA, Director of the UPMC Facial Nerve Center, presented on a subject she called near and dear […]

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Introducing Street Lab – Improving Functional Outcomes in Low Vision Rehabilitation

Did you know that the UPMC Vision Institute has a patient-centered approach to low vision rehabilitation that involves novel technologies? In the Eye & Ear Foundation’s March fifth webinar, “Introducing […]

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Mandibular and Maxillary 3D Modeling in Head and Neck Reconstruction

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Head and neck reconstruction is one of the toughest things Dr. Matthew Spector, MD, FACS, does as a surgeon. The Division Chief of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular […]

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Advancing Survivorship Care Through Research

A schematic cross-section of the head and neck, with a rainbow of colored sticks emanating from a star image in the center of the head and radiating out to various pink and purple colored globes depicting viruses associated with head and neck cancers.

Marci Nilsen, PhD, MSN, BSN, CHPN, FAAN, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing and School of Medicine within the Department of Otolaryngology. She is […]

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Protecting and Preserving Your Voice

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Your voice allows you to have a voice, Libby Smith, DO, FAOCO, Director of the Voice Center, said in The Eye & Ear Foundation’s February 21 webinar, “Protecting and Preserving […]

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Everything You Want to Know About Keratoconus

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“Everything You Want to Know About Keratoconus” was the title of The Eye & Ear Foundation’s February 5th webinar. The first presenter was Gaurav Prakash, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology […]

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Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

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The Eye & Ear Foundation’s January 24th webinar addressed a topic that frightens some people. Titled “Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline,” Catherine V. Palmer, PhD, Chair of the Department of […]

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Cerebral Visual Impairment

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Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) was the topic of the Eye & Ear Foundation’s first webinar of 2024. Dr. Ken Nischal, MD, FAAP, FRCOphth, Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus, & Adult […]

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Chronic Rhinosinusitis

In The Eye & Ear Foundation’s December 14th webinar, “Chronic Rhinosinusitis,” Dr. Eric Wang tackled what he said seems like a common thing yet has a lot of variation and […]

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Head and Neck Microvascular Reconstruction

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The new Chief of the Division of Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh spoke about his specialty: Head and Neck Microvascular […]

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Advancements in Glaucoma Treatment and Research

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Advancements in glaucoma treatment and research was the topic of the Eye & Ear Foundation’s November 15th webinar. Ian Conner, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of the […]

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