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Stay up to date on the latest breakthroughs in our field, cutting-edge research, and patient success stories. Learn how we realized our dream in the latest Vision magazine.

UCSF Department of Ophthalmology – Top 10 in the Nation and Best in Northern California!

For the fifth year in a row, UCSF’s Department of Ophthalmology has been named one of the Top 10 eye institutions in the nation and the best in Northern California by U.S. News & World Report.

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UCSF Ophthalmology Resident Wins in Competition

Congratulations to UCSF Ophthalmology resident Dr. Zeeshan Haq, whose presentation won first place at the first annual Virtual Resident Ophthalmic Trauma Competition.

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“Using Your Voice Shouldn’t Mean Losing Your Vision”

Read the UCSF team's letter of support to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Board of Trustees, signed by nearly 400 ophthalmology faculty, residents, and practitioners nationwide.

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Ophthalmology Department’s Max Nachury, PhD, Receives ARVO’s 2020 Cogan Award

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) has named Dr. Nachury as recipient of its 2020 Cogan Award.

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Innovative Clinical Safety Upgrade for Patients and Doctors – COVID-19 Precautions

The clinics of the Department of Ophthalmology and Francis I. Proctor Foundation at UCSF have quickly adapted to improve distancing during patient visits.

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Fifth Annual Alcatraz Swim for Sight

UCSF Opthalmology proudly hosted the 5th Annual Alcatraz Swim for Sight on Sunday, October 23, 2016.

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The Sky’s the Limit – Class of 2018

Meet UCSF’s outstanding Ophthalmology residents from the class of 2018 who work alongside renowned faculty and learn leading-edge practices across all areas of ophthalmology.

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Dr. Stewart Investigates Impact of Sugar on Diabetics’ Sight

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has awarded clinician scientist Jay Stewart, MD, $110,000 to study how sugar affects the vitreous gel of diabetes patients.

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Dr. Saras Ramanathan – Cataract Specialist

Cataract specialist Saras Ramanathan, MD, has earned recognition for outstanding teaching at the University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins University’s Wilmer Eye Institute, California Pacific Medical Center, and now at UCSF.

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National Leadership Role for Dr. McLeod

Stephen D. McLeod, MD, chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, has been appointed to the National Advisory Eye Council. This committee advises the National Eye Institute on funding decisions, initiatives, and strategic planning.

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Bionic Eye: Sight for the Blind

The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System, now approved for US commercial use, was tested at UCSF and other leading eye centers.

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Young Fundraisers Help Babies

Read about how students, parents, and teachers from Sacred Heart School in Saratoga presented a check to That Man May See for $14,000 to save the sight of vulnerable infants treated at UCSF.

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