New study underway using laser technology to help improve precision in cataract surgery Jun 9, 2016 A new study in the Alkek Eye Center is under way to compare the effectiveness of two methods in reducing astigmatism during cataract surgery.
Grant will allow for further study of pediatric blinding disease Jun 7, 2016 Dr. Nduka Enemchukwu has been awarded a $65,000grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation to support his research on blinding disease in children.
Exome sequencing helps identify cataract gene in members of religious sect Jan 14, 2016 Link between a type of cataract and sudden cardiac death may have been found thanks to exome sequencing.
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.