Age-Related Macular Degeneration|Retina

S+S, Spring 2024, p. 4 Diseases and disorders of the retinal are major contributors to blindness. Age related macular degeneration falls into this category, and is the leading cause of […]

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Advancing Survivorship Care Through Research

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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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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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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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Update on Optic Nerve Regeneration Progress

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Leaders of the 2023 Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration Conference shared the groundbreaking findings that were presented in October and talked about the future of vision restoration in […]

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Building Head and Neck Cancer Care Around the Best Functional Outcomes for Patients

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S+S, Fall 2023 Under the leadership of Dr. Zevallos, one of the big changes that is moving forward for the Department of Otolaryngology is to hire otolaryngology head and neck […]

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A New Horizon for Hearing Care

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S+S, Fall 2023 The Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh is creating a premier Pittsburgh Hearing Institute, to be housed on the sixth floor of the new UPMC […]

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Hillman Scholars Summer 2023

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The Department of Ophthalmology had another successful Hillman Scholars Program in Vision Science this summer. The Department is one of six sites of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Academy program. […]

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Unique Program at Pitt School of Medicine

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A unique program is in the works at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Students in existing doctoral programs at the University of Pittsburgh will be able to obtain […]

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