Taking the First Step: Improving Access to Care in Ophthalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is trying to increase access to ophthalmic care in Pittsburgh and its surrounding communities. Discussing their efforts were […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Over the Counter Hearing Aids

The FDA finally approved over the counter (OTC) hearing aids. Now what? For the last three years, Catherine Palmer, PhD, Professor and Interim Chair in the Department of Communication Science […]

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treatment and Therapies

The Eye & Ear Foundation’s November third webinar had a special guest: John Ash, PhD, the incoming E. Ronald Salvitti Professor of Ophthalmology Research, Vice-Chair, and Director of Research. Alexander […]

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A Modern Era of Excellence in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

In the Eye & Ear Foundation’s October 20th webinar, “A Modern Era of Excellence in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery,” the new Department of Otolaryngology Chair José P. Zevallos, MD, MPH, […]

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Future Directions in Artificial Intelligence for Eye Diseases

The Ophthalmology Department at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has engaged in a very ambitious program involving artificial intelligence (AI) in patient care. “We believe that this can […]

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Integrative Ophthalmology

Did you know that the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh has a Center for Integrative Eye Care? Established in 2007, it was the first in the country. […]

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Hereditary Hearing Loss: New Innovations for Treatment

young boy with cochlear implant

Thousands of children are born with profound hearing loss, Otolaryngology Chair Emeritus Jonas Johnson said at the beginning of the Eye & Ear Foundation’s August 24th webinar entitled, “Hereditary Hearing […]

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Progress on Optic Nerve Regeneration

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh has a specific focus on the optic nerve because it hosts the Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration. Department Chair […]

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Retinal Dystrophies: Introduction, Therapies and Ongoing Research

A lot of progress has been made in the past few years on retinal degeneration, Dr. José-Alain Sahel said at the beginning of the Eye & Ear Foundation’s May 18th […]

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What Makes a Good Surgeon?

Becoming a good surgeon is not just about graduating from medical school or making it through residency. Carl Snyderman, MD, MBA, Otolaryngology Director of the UPMC Center for Cranial Base […]

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Optic Neuropathies

Can Kocasarac, MD, has a unique role. As part of the Neuro-Ophthalmology Service at the UPMC Eye Center – which he joined this last year — the Clinical Assistant Professor […]

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