Focusing on patient education, patient preferences, and system-based changes to broaden eye care delivery is Dr. Andrew Williams’ passion. The Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh talked […]
Good Eyes, Good Genes?
What is Genetic Counseling? An emerging field of medical technology is Genetic Counseling. According to the World Health Organization, genetic counseling is the process through which trained professionals share knowledge […]
Pittwire | Pitt’s Plans for Growth of Regional Life Sciences Cluster Get Boost From $25 Million Gift; Advancements in Vision Care Lead the Way
Thursday, February 25, 2021 Source: Pittwire Philadelphia has its pharmaceutical cluster, San Francisco is known for its tech startups and Boston boasts about its investment capital. Thanks to efforts by […]
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Pittwire | FDA and Pitt Announce Collaboration to Research and Develop Innovative Therapies to Help Restore Vision
The University of Pittsburgh today announced a collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health to help address the needs of the visually impaired […]
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Using Technology to Train Surgeons
Ophthalmology residents at the University of Pittsburgh have an exciting new hi-tech teaching tool! Thanks to contributions from the Joseph Horne Trust and generous donors to the residents’ education fund, […]
StreetLab: Reconceptualizing Patient Care
A belief held by Dr. José-Alain Sahel, University of Pittsburgh Department of Ophthalmology Chairman, is that, to best help a patient as a whole being, and not just consider the […]
What is the Guerilla Eye Service?
Living up to their motto of “travel light and save sight,” Dr. Evan Waxman, along with ophthalmology residents and medical school students, take their “mobile eye clinic” to underserved communities […]