Flaum Eye Institute News
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.
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.”
Dan Krenzer began learning Braille in third grade because eye disease degraded his vision. Legally blind, he could only see shapes and colors.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
A U.S. patent has been issued to the University of Rochester for technology that has boosted the eyesight of tens of thousands of people around the world to unprecedented levels and reduced the need for patients to undergo repeat surgeries.
A German boy who was considered blind and untreatable when he was born is today enrolled in kindergarten and enjoys playing video games, thanks to sight-saving surgery by a University of Rochester Medical Center cornea surgeon.