Flaum Eye Institute News
Oct 18, 2018
Webster optometry practice Family Eyecare Associates has joined the Flaum Eye Institute, continuing growth of the Ophthalmology department. Therese Farugia, O.D, will continue to provide patients state-of-the-art vision care, augmented by convenient access to Flaum’s specialized medical and surgical eye care.
Aug 22, 2018
Richard T. Libby, Ph.D., professor of Ophthalmology and of Biomedical Genetics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and a member of the University’s Center for Visual Science, has been named Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs, pending approval of the University Board of Trustees. He succeeds Edith M. Lord, Ph.D., who served a decade in the role and is shifting her focus to microbiology and immunology research.
Jun 11, 2018
“Oh my goodness – do you see that?” It was the wave of a hand, but William Heidt was in tears. For the first time in more than 15 years, the Wyoming County man saw something, thanks to a “bionic eye” provided by UR Medicine’s Flaum Eye Institute.
May 11, 2018
Ever thought about incorporating a bike into your daily commute? May is Bike Month. We talked to some of our very own seasoned commuter cyclists, and learned there’s a lot more to pedaling than meets the eye.
Oct 24, 2017
A 71-year-old woman blinded by an inherited disease recently thrilled University of Rochester doctors by reaching out and grabbing her ophthalmologist’s hand after receiving a “bionic eye.” The device allows her to distinguish light and motion, which she hasn’t been able to do in decades.