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July 4th Fireworks Display Safety

July 4th Fireworks Display Safety

Fireworks Can Cause Permanent Vision Loss. Follow these tips to say safe and protect your vision this Fourth of July.

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UNC Eye Receives Prestigious Research to Prevent Blindness Unrestricted Grant

UNC Eye Receives Prestigious Research to Prevent Blindness Unrestricted Grant

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded a grant of $110,000 to UNC Eye Care Center to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of blinding diseases.

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UNC Eye Celebrates Residents' & Fellows' Research Day

UNC Eye Celebrates Residents' & Fellows' Research Day

On Saturday, June 15th, UNC Eye Care Center celebrated Residents' & Fellows' Research Day for 2013.

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Real Doctors, Real People featuring UNC Eye MD, Dr. Nick Ulrich

Real Doctors, Real People featuring UNC Eye MD, Dr. Nick Ulrich

Nick Ulrich, MD, a retina specialist at UNC Eye, brings to the operating table years of practice, not only with the skills necessary to operate in an environment where millimeters matter, but also as an accomplished tennis competitor.

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Ophthalmology Chair Publishes Landmark Epidemiology Papers from West Africa

Ophthalmology Chair Publishes Landmark Epidemiology Papers from West Africa

UNC Eye Kittner Family Distinguished Professor and Chair Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPH and international collaborators have published a pair of landmark papers describing the prevalence of blindness, visual impairment, and glaucoma in urban West Africa.

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June is UV Safety Month

June is UV Safety Month

As you prepare to enjoy the warm weather and bright sunshine this summer, don't forget to protect your eyes as well.

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UNC Eye & North Carolina Lions - A Partnership of Caring

UNC Eye & North Carolina Lions - A Partnership of Caring

UNC Eye would like to take a moment and sincerely thank North Carolina Lions and Lions Clubs International for their dedicated support, which has helped us provide leadership in patient care, education, and research over the past 23 years.

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Omega-3 fatty acids provide no benefit in slowing age-related macular degeneration

Omega-3 fatty acids provide no benefit in slowing age-related macular degeneration

Taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements does not slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration, a newly published study finds. However, some people may benefit from taking lutein and zeaxanthin.

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