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Most people are familiar with melanoma as a skin cancer, but melanoma can impact the eyes as well. Brian Marr, MD, offers tips on how to protect your eyes.
A new study in mice, led by Columbia University researchers, suggests experimental eye drops may be more effective than injections for treatment of retinal vein occlusion, a major cause of blindness.
If untreated, glaucoma can lead to irreversible vision loss. A Columbia screening program is finding more people with the disease than expected.
- November 5, 2015
Eye damage from high-power lasers can masquerade as genetic eye diseases and lead to costly work-ups, Columbia ophthalmologists find.
- July 10, 2014
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have created a way to develop personalized gene therapies for patients with retinitis pigmentosa, a leading cause of vision loss.
- April 23, 2014
Dr. Janet Sparrow and colleagues are pioneering a new way to use the retina's natural fluorescence to track and characterize the progression of eye diseases.
- April 9, 2014
Important tips on sunglasses and sun exposure from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital experts.
- March 26, 2014
Early detection of retinoblastoma in children does not improve outcomes, suggests a Mailman study.
- March 13, 2014
Using stem cells from patients, P&S researchers have created a model of age-related macular degeneration in a dish, which may lead personalized treatments to prevent vision loss.
- June 28, 2013
A five-point checklist to help you choose the best sun protection for your eyes during the summer and all year round.
- April 10, 2013
Four young physician-researchers at P&S have received research funding from the Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholar Program.