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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.

Celebrating UCSF Ophthalmology – November 4!

On November 4 in conjunction with AAO 2023 events held in San Francisco - UCSF Department of Ophthalmology, Francis I. Proctor Foundation, Frederick C. Cordes Eye Society, H. Bruce Ostler Association of Proctor Fellows, and All May See Foundation, hosted a faculty and alumni reception and paid tribute to Robert L. Stamper, MD on his recent retirement.

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2nd Lap for Landon Event Raises Awareness for Gould Syndrome

A St. Louis family organized a second fundraising walk on Saturday, October 21, in honor of their son, Landon who was diagnosed with Gould Syndrome. Over 170 people gathered in St. Louis, on a beautiful sunny day to celebrate Landon's second birthday and to participate in the 2nd annual walk.

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All May See Foundation Announces $300,000 in New Faculty Awards

All May See Foundation is pleased to announce the following new faculty awards, approved at its October 2023 Board meeting, to the UCSF Department of Ophthalmology,

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World Sight Day 2023

World Sight Day is an International Day of Awareness, held each year on the second Thursday of October and coordinated by The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB). This year, World Sight Day is Thursday, October 12, 2023.

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UCSF ophthalmologists complete overseas training in small incision cataract surgery (SICS)

This July, Neeti Parikh, MD and Madeline Yung, MD traveled to Kathmandu, Nepal to complete SICS training at the world-renowned Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology.

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Matilda Chan, MD, PhD receives NIH/NEI R21 Award

Congratulations to Matilda Chan, MD, PhD, on her recent award of a National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Eye Institute (NEI) R21 grant develop a novel mouse model for Fuchs dystrophy based on the most common genetic alteration associated with Fuchs (TCF4 trinucleotide repeat).

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Madeline Yung, MD graduates from Teaching Scholars Program

Congratulations to Madeline Yung, MD on her recent graduation from the Teaching Scholars Program.

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Eugene de Juan, Jr., MD, received Retina Research Foundation Pyron Award for 2023

Congratulations to Eugene de Juan, Jr., MD, on being named the recipient of the Retina Research Foundation (RRF) Pyron Award for 2023.

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2023 Alcatraz Swim for Sight a huge success!

THANK YOU to those who joined us on Sunday, September 17 for the Alcatraz Swim for Sight at the Aquatic Park. There were 48 swimmers who braved the cold waters to swim from Alcatraz back to the Aquatic Park.  Thank you also to friends and family who gathered to cheer on the swimmers and help raise money for vision research.

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Register or Support a Swimmer Today – Alcatraz Swim for Sight – Sept. 17, 2023 – UPDATE

This year’s Alcatraz Swim for Sight event will take place on Sunday, September 17th at 8:00am from the Aquatic Park, San Francisco. Swimmers will be transported to Alcatraz and swim back to the Aquatic Park. This year's event will be co-chaired by Ari and Noah Hirson.

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UCSF/Proctor Faculty & Alumni Reception and Robert L. Stamper, MD, Tribute – November 4, 2023

We are excited to welcome AAO 2023 to San Francisco this November! We plan to showcase the Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision at a Reception, Saturday, November 4, 2023 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. We are also planning a tribute to Robert L. Stamper, MD, on the occasion of his retirement from 7:00 -7:30 pm in the Hoffman Auditorium that evening.

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Welcome Massy Safai, MD to the All May See Board

All May See Foundation is pleased to welcome Massy Safai, MD, to its board of directors. Her nomination was approved by the board at its July 19th meeting.

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