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January 22, 2024

UNC Ophthalmology Welcomes Neuro-Ophthalmologist Dr. Gabriella Szatmáry

UNC Department of Ophthalmology is pleased to welcome Professor of Ophthalmology Gabriella Szatmáry, MD, PhD, to our Neuro-Ophthalmology division!  Dr. Szatmary brings to our department and the institution a wealth of cross-disciplinary experience that includes direct teaching and conference presentations in Ophthalmology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology and Neuro-Ophthalmology. She is widely published in neurology and neuro-ophthalmology, …

January 14, 2024

Register Now for the 2024 UNC Eye Symposium in April!

Join UNC Department of Ophthalmology on Saturday, April 13th, 2024, for our annual UNC Eye Symposium at the William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education. This conference is designed for Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Ophthalmic Technicians, and Photographers to hear the latest evidence-based diagnostic and medical/surgical approaches to comprehensive eye care and treating ocular disorders and disease. Technician registration is now open, with physician (MD, OD) registration coming soon. 

October 19, 2023

Hua Mei: Leading Limbal Stem Cell Drug Discovery To Treat Corneal and Anterior Segment Disease

* Over five+ years at UNC, Ophthalmology Assistant Professor of Research Hua Mei, PhD, has brought wet lab capacity a step closer to fostering translational treatment of corneal and anterior segment diseases. Her laboratory’s translational framework is leading the way in developing the first FDA-approved, anti-fibrotic drug therapy to treat and prevent injury-induced corneal scarring, …

October 15, 2023

Dr. Alice Zhang Named 2023 Real World Ophthalmology (RWO) Exceptional Leadership Awardee

UNC Ophthalmology congratulates Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Residency Program Director Alice Zhang, MD, for her selection as the 2023 Real World Ophthalmology (RWO) Exceptional Leadership Award recipient. Created by an early-career ophthalmologist, Real World Ophthalmology (RWO) serves a wide network of ophthalmologists who are in early-stage medical practice. Both virtually and at specialty-dedicated events, …