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Nanowafer technology more effective than topical eye dropsFeb 4, 2015
Researchers at Baylor have developed a nanowafer drug delivery system that is placed on the surface of the eye that contains arrays of drug-loaded nanoreservoirs.
McPherson awarded ophthalmology's prestigious Gonin MedalMar 4, 2014
Dr. Alice McPherson, a professor of ophthalmology and founder of the Retina Research Foundation, has been selected for the oldest and most prestigious medal in ophthalmology, the Gonin Medal.  
Disease gene finding solves international medical mysteryJan 23, 2014
Combined, international effort helps Baylor doctors identify woman's illness.
Dr. Timothy Stout named chair of ophthalmology at BCMOct 24, 2013
Dr. Timothy Stout, recognized leader in gene therapy and eye diseases, has been named chair of ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine.
Scott Hamilton to keynote pituitary awareness eventSep 3, 2013
Figure skater Scott Hamilton is teaming up with Baylor College of Medicine to bring awareness to pituitary tumors including craniopharyngiomas and pituitary adenomas, as well as other pituitary disorders.
Combination nutrition supplement may improve dry eye symptomsJul 25, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers find a potential cure for dry eye symptoms: A combination nutrition supplement that contains gamma-linolenic acid and omega-3 fatty acids.
Adding fish oil or lutein/zeaxanthin recommended supplement cocktail does not slow vision loss from macular degenerationMay 6, 2013
BCM researchers find taking fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids with other vitamins does not slow vision destroying macular degeneration.
Dr. Douglas Koch honored by St. Louis Society for Blind, Visually ImpairedFeb 27, 2013
Koch, the Allen, Mosbacher and Law Chair of Ophthalmology at BCM, will be presented with the award at a special ceremony April 13.
Architecture of rod sensory cilium disrupted by mutationNov 21, 2012
Researchers use new technique to 3-D map rod sensory cilium.
Neural signals, muscles work together to control eye movementsOct 8, 2012
BCM research finds eye muscles, surrounding tissue play an important role in implementing 3D kinematics.
Sequencing uncovers new cause of inherited childhood blindnessJul 29, 2012
The technology allows patients see how tissues respond as the patient moves, something you cannot get with a stationary MRI.
Alkek Foundation honors Dr. Danny Jones with Endowed ChairMar 2, 2012
The Danny B. Jones Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology recognizes Jones' 30 years service as chair of the department, 40 years with College.
Hearing or vision test may be solution to 'bad behavior'Aug 12, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine experts says some classroom behavioral issues may be a sign of hearing, vision problems in children.
New leadership positions for medical, graduate schools announcedJul 7, 2011
College announces new leadership positions in medical science, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, associate dean of student affairs.
Baylor researchers measure competing factions in brainNov 29, 2010
Perceptual illusions could lead to insight into inner working of brain.
Post-menopausal women over 40 needed for dry eye studyNov 5, 2010
Post-menopausal women over 40 needed for dry eye study.
Early elementary school children should be monitored for visual problemsAug 2, 2010
Tips for detecting warning signs for vision problems early elementary children.
Keep up with routine eye exams to protect your visionJun 1, 2010
Keep up with routine eye exams to detect early onset of of disease.
Check with your ophthalmologist before undergoing popular eyelid enhancementsJun 1, 2010
Ophthalmologist evaluation can reduce the risk of serious adverse reactions to eyelash-growing medication, eyelid lifts, other procedures.
Surgical lens might not be best treatment for congenital cataracts.May 10, 2010
Researchers evaluating new treatments for infants born with cataracts.