July 21, 2015
For the 12th consecutive year — and the 14th time overall — Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at UHealth – the University of Miami Health System has been ranked the nation’s best in ophthalmology by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015-2016 Best Hospitals edition. Every year since the rankings began 25 years ago, Bascom Palmer has been ranked either first or second in the country.
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July 01, 2015
As the dangers of consumer fireworks can lead to severe eye injury, including blindness, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute urges families to celebrate with caution this Fourth of July.
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June 30, 2015
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has opened its much-anticipated new eye center in Naples, bringing world-class eye care to Southwest Florida.
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June 16, 2015
A team of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute researchers has discovered that the protein cochlin, most recognized in concentrated levels within the inner ear, is present in the eye and has an effect on glaucoma.
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May 19, 2015
At a ceremony before his family, colleagues, Miller School of Medicine and University leadership, Steven J. Gedde, M.D., professor of ophthalmology, was formally presented with the Dr. John G. Clarkson Endowed Chair in Medical Education at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute to support medical education.
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April 07, 2015
As millions take to the playing field this spring, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of UHealth, the University of Miami Health System reminds coaches, parents and athletes of the importance of wearing eye protection.
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March 24, 2015
More than 250 friends and supporters of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute attended a hard hat tour and reception at Bascom Palmer’s new eye center that is under construction on Tamiami Trail in Naples.
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March 10, 2015
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine today announced the establishment of the Dr. John G. Clarkson Endowed Chair in Medical Education at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute to support medical education.
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February 10, 2015
To continue supporting innovative research in experimental ocular pathology, Sander R. Dubovy, M.D., professor of ophthalmology and pathology, has been named the Victor T. Curtin Chair in Ophthalmology.
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January 20, 2015
Physicians at the University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and medical students at the Miller School of Medicine have been the first to publish data on the prevalence of glaucoma in the Haitian-American population. Their findings, based on data from 750 participants, show that nearly 26 percent of Haitian-Americans have signs and symptoms for various stages of glaucoma..
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