November 15, 2016
During the this week’s segment of “Focusing on You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine,” Eduardo C. Alfonso, M.D., Director of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, discusses Bascom Palmer’s expansion into The Lennar Foundation Medical Center in Coral Gables.
November 01, 2016
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute’s Luis E. Vazquez, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of clinical ophthalmology, was named a 2016 Emerging Vision Scientist by the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research for his innovative glaucoma research.
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November 01, 2016
The state-of-the-art innovative building design of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Naples is in the running for the American Institute of Architects Tampa Bay’s People’s Choice Award. Please visit https://www.behance.net/gallery/43520527/I-407-Bascom-Palmer-Eye-Institute to cast your vote today. The deadline for voting is tomorrow!
October 27, 2016
The state-of-the-art innovative building design of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Naples is in the running for the American Institute of Architects Tampa Bay’s People’s Choice Award. Vote for the new building here…
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October 18, 2016
The Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital of the University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, the Miller School of Medicine and UHealth was among 11 Florida hospitals recently recognized for improving patient safety at the Florida Hospital Association’s Hospital Engagement Network Quality and Patient Safety Summit for Achievements in Improving Patient Care.
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October 18, 2016
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute/Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital is improving patient safety through ongoing staff training in responding to medical emergencies. With support from the Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education, Bascom Palmer has initiated the Rapid Response Team, First Five Minutes training, and critical event learning simulations.
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October 13, 2016
Wearing costume contact lenses to enhance your Halloween costume may seem like a good idea, but beware, dangerous chemicals and painful infections can lead to permanent eye damage and vision loss. Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and the American Academy of Ophthalmology are warning costume shoppers about over-the-counter decorative lenses after a recent study found that several varieties tested positive for chlorine and other harmful chemicals.
October 11, 2016
During the this week’s segment of “Focusing on You: Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine,” Victor L. Perez, M.D., discusses some of the different methods used to treat dry eyes.
October 04, 2016
As you monitor Hurricane Matthew’s path, — and finalize preparations in the heart of this hurricane season – be sure to take care of your own eyes. The last thing people think about is their eyes while preparing for hurricanes, but it should be one of the first. According to officials at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, being prepared and alert to vision threats can help prevent the vast majority of hurricane-related eye injuries.
September 20, 2016
A team of University of Miami Miller School of Medicine investigators has been awarded a three-year $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study biological treatments for blindness — specifically factors that affect neural regeneration in the retina. The Miller School team was one of only six nationwide to receive funding.
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