Jeffrey Sonsino

  • Vanderbilt University

    Glasses bring girl’s world back in focus

    Once upon a time, teenage girls were not clamoring to sport a pair of thick, black, oversized eyeglasses. Read More

    Aug 8, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Special lenses help restore physician’s fading vision

    Camiron Pfennig, M.D., still fondly remembers performing her first operation. The then 5-year-old aptly used the brightly colored, chunky plastic tools from her Fisher Price doctor’s kit to extend the life of her beloved stuffed animals and dolls. Read More

    Oct 25, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Eye clinic paves way to better vision for children

    Ana Perez, O.D., right, gives an eye test to 6-year-old Venice Fanning during the PAVE clinic, which offers free low vision services to eligible school-age children in Tennessee. Nothing brings Brandi McRedmond a bigger smile than seeing one of her patients in tears. It’s the telltale… Read More

    Aug 30, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    VEI clinic seeks to meet low-vision needs of area children

    Nearly 50 patients will come to the Vanderbilt Eye Institute this weekend to take part in a special clinic for school-age children with low-vision needs. PAVE (Providing Access to the Visual Environment) provides clinical low-vision evaluations, prescribed optical devices, instruction and follow-up as well as technical assistance… Read More

    Aug 23, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Spirit of Innovation

    The Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization is taking Vanderbilt researchers’ inventions to new heights An array of instruments and gadgets found in the Olin Hall laboratory of Professor of Mechanical Engineering Michael Goldfarb. (John Russell/Vanderbilt) Use the term “inventor,” and what pops to mind? The wild-haired Dr. Emmett… Read More

    Feb 1, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast: Suffering from dry eyes?

    Contact lenses that change lives. A Vandy junior is queen for a day – Mardi Gras style! And a student takes on Mars – Bruno Mars that is. [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Mar 25, 2011