Flaum Eye Institute News
Mar 15, 2017
Retinal specialist Ajay E. Kuriyan, M.D., M.S., warns patients to be wary of stem cell clinics offering unproven therapies for a profit. Kuriyan personally encountered several patients who were blinded after paying thousands of dollars for such a therapy intended to cure macular degeneration.
Jan 02, 2017
URMC researchers have developed a new imaging technique that allowed the first glimpse of individual cells in the retina, a layer of tissue at the back of the eye. The new technique could allow earlier diagnosis and treatment for diseases like glaucoma and prevent vision loss caused by death of these retinal cells.
Nov 03, 2016
UR Medicine has acquired Visionary Eye Associates to join Flaum Eye Institute, a national leader in vision care and research.
Mar 28, 2016
UR Medicine Flaum Eye Institute Director Steven Feldon, M.D., M.B.A., will be honored by the Association for Blind and Visually Impaired during its 2016 Visionary Gala: Sea Great Things Saturday, April 9.
Feb 12, 2016
UR Medicine’s Flaum Eye Institute received a $20,000 donation to support its program to provide free vision care for needy schoolchildren. Kids Reaching Hearts Through Performing Arts, an organization of area high school students dedicated to supporting children through artistic expression, raised the funds during a gala event and variety show in October.