May 12, 2014
UR Medicine dry eye experts will discuss therapies for dry eye at the Sjogren’s Disease Support Group meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Pittsford Public Library.
April 03, 2014
UR Medicine has introduced new laser technology to offer customized cataract surgery with greater precision than the traditional manual technique, restoring vision for people like amateur photographer Robert Luce, who face failing eyesight and difficulty driving.
December 05, 2013
Longtime Flaum Eye Institute ophthalmologist James Aquavella, M.D., recently committed more than $4 million to the University of Rochester in memory of his late wife, Kay, who was a nurse, educator, and administrator who helped build the foundation for the eye institute.
September 12, 2013
Doctors at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Flaum Eye Institute are using the tiniest device ever approved by the Food & Drug Administration to help prevent the blinding effects of glaucoma. For one Henrietta woman, the procedure opened “a whole new world.”
August 27, 2013
Dan Krenzer began learning Braille in third grade because eye disease degraded his vision. Legally blind, he could only see shapes and colors.
June 24, 2013
Need new eyeglasses or prescription sunglasses? The Finger Lakes Eye Fair, sponsored by the Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester Medical Center, offers the opportunity check out new styles and meet new ophthalmologists from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at 738 Pre Emption Road, Geneva.
May 29, 2013
The University of Rochester Medical Center’s Flaum Eye Institute has launched a screening program for diabetes-related vision problems in Rochester’s poorest neighborhoods with funding from the Greater Rochester Health Foundation (GRHF), in collaboration with Rochester General Health System (RGHS).
April 01, 2013
Steven E. Feldon, M.D., M.B.A., director of the Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester Medical Center, was named president of the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology. The organization is dedicated to advancing the education, research and clinical care provided by academic medical center’s ophthalmologists. He will serve a one-year term.
March 13, 2013
Regina Smolyak, M.D., an ophthalmologist at the Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester Medical Center, will discuss vision care, common eye diseases and tips for protecting your eyes as you age at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave.
March 07, 2013
Geneva ophthalmologist Harold Ross, M.D., has joined the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Flaum Eye Institute, expanding the specialty medical and surgical care available to Finger Lakes region residents. Additional pediatric ophthalmology and glaucoma care are among the services that will be provided.