News and Events
Nanowafer technology more effective than topical eye drops Feb 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 Medal Mar 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 mystery Jan 23, 2014 Combined, international effort helps Baylor doctors identify woman's illness.
Dr. Timothy Stout named chair of ophthalmology at BCM Oct 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 event Sep 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 symptoms Jul 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 degeneration May 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 Impaired Feb 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 mutation Nov 21, 2012 Researchers use new technique to 3-D map rod sensory cilium.
Neural signals, muscles work together to control eye movements Oct 8, 2012 BCM research finds eye muscles, surrounding tissue play an important role in implementing 3D kinematics.
Sequencing uncovers new cause of inherited childhood blindness Jul 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 Chair Mar 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 announced Jul 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 brain Nov 29, 2010 Perceptual illusions could lead to insight into inner working of brain.
Post-menopausal women over 40 needed for dry eye study Nov 5, 2010 Post-menopausal women over 40 needed for dry eye study.
Early elementary school children should be monitored for visual problems Aug 2, 2010 Tips for detecting warning signs for vision problems early elementary children.
Keep up with routine eye exams to protect your vision Jun 1, 2010 Keep up with routine eye exams to detect early onset of of disease.
Check with your ophthalmologist before undergoing popular eyelid enhancements Jun 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.