Vanderbilt Eye Institute
Jan. 23, 2020—A drug that targets multiple pathogenic steps in diabetic retinopathy may be an ideal therapeutic strategy for the disease, Vanderbilt researchers report.
Jan. 6, 2020—The Vanderbilt Eye Institute’s Optical Shop is having a winter trunk show and sale on Friday, Jan. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2311 Pierce Ave.
Jul. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt Eye Institute’s Optical Shop is having a summer trunk show and sale on Friday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2311 Pierce Avenue, offering 50 percent off of complete prescription orders* as well as snacks and drinks, goodie bags and the chance to win a free pair of glasses or sunglasses**.
Jul. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt Eye Institute researchers have discovered that an imbalance in the ionic environment of retinal ganglion cells may contribute to functional impairments in glaucoma.
Nov. 30, 2018—Tonia Rex and David Calkins were recently awarded National Eye Institute grants totaling $6.8 million over five years to develop new treatments for optic neuropathies and glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness.
Nov. 14, 2018—The Vanderbilt Eye Institute will host a Glasses Trunk Show and Sale on Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. VEI is located at 2311 Pierce Ave.
Jun. 28, 2018—David Calkins, PhD, vice chair and director of Research at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, has been granted one of the preeminent awards in vision research — the Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Stein Innovation Award.
Jun. 8, 2018—The season can be a bane to your peepers if you suffer from eye allergies. If you have itchy eyes during this time of the year, take note of these tips from Christine Rust, M.D., an ophthalmologist at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute.
May. 13, 2018—The Vanderbilt Eye Institute will host a Glasses Trunk Show and Sale on Friday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Get 50 percent off frames with a complete prescription order.
Apr. 26, 2018—The misrepresentation of scholarly work among residency applicants has been documented for decades, said Louise Mawn, MD, professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Apr. 26, 2018—The intricacies of preparing a reed for an oboe resembles the skill set necessary for oculoplastic surgery. As a once aspiring oboist, Rachel Sobel, MD, relates to the comparison.
Mar. 22, 2018—The rates of myopia, or nearsightedness, in pediatric patients have steadily increased with little to no change in treatment, which, for decades, has had ophthalmologists and optometrists turning to corrective lenses for improved vision.