Congratulations to UCSF Ophthalmology resident Dr. Zeeshan Haq! His presentation, “Intraocular Injection of Tattoo Ink”, won first place today in the Trauma Case Report Section at the first annual Virtual Resident Ophthalmic Trauma Competition (hosted by the American Society of Ocular Trauma). Well done!
On June 5, 2020, our UCSF team launched a grass-roots virtual petition campaign, signed by nearly 400 ophthalmology faculty, residents, and practitioners nationwide, as part of an open letter of support to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Board of Trustees. We at That Man May See stand with the UCSF Department of Ophthalmology in […]
The laboratory research of UCSF Ophthalmology’s Maxence Nachury, PhD, promises to bring great insight to an understanding of photoreceptor degeneration and potential treatment strategies. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) has named Dr. Nachury as recipient of its 2020 Cogan Award. Dr. Nachury studies the primary cilium, a surface-exposed organelle required for vision, […]
The clinics of the Department of Ophthalmology and Francis I. Proctor Foundation at the University of California, San Francisco, have quickly adapted diagnostic equipment to improve distancing during patient visits. Eye examinations require close proximity. UCSF’s Matthew Russell, MD, and his father-in-law, Mr. Lorne Dubin, hand-fabricated plexiglass safety shields to outfit all slit lamp microscopes […]
Fight against the San Francisco Bay currents and blindness in the 5th Annual Alcatraz Swim for Sight on Sunday, October 23, 2016. Sign up now to secure your spot in this coveted 100-person, community-based swim benefiting That Man May See, the support foundation for vision scientists at UCSF Ophthalmology. You will be inspired by those around you and experience […]Blindness, Swim for Sight
UCSF’s outstanding new Ophthalmology residents begin promising careers by immersing themselves in clinical care. Working alongside renowned faculty, they learn leading-edge practices across all areas of ophthalmology. Rotations at San Francisco General Hospital, the San Francisco Veterans Hospital and clinics on the Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses give them broad experience. Please meet the new class (from left): Catherine Sun, MD […]Residents
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has awarded clinician scientist Jay Stewart, MD, $110,000 to study how sugar affects the vitreous gel of diabetes patients. The vitreous gel fills the space between the eye’s lens and retina. The studies will test the hypothesis that as the vitreous gel is exposed to sugar in diabetes, it is damaged […]Diabetic Retinopathy