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November 8, 2022

Budenz Receives Life Achievement Honor Award from American Academy of Ophthalmology

UNC Ophthalmology congratulates Department Chair and Kittner Family Distinguished Professor Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPH, for receiving the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)’s 2022 Life Achievement Honor Award. Among eight highly achieved ophthalmologists worldwide, Dr. Budenz was awarded this career honor at a ceremony held at the AAO’s Annual Meeting (AAO 2022) in October 2022. …

November 3, 2022

Improving African American Patient Question-Asking and Provider Education During Glaucoma Visits

  African American glaucoma patients who report medication non-adherence* and are exposed before clinic visits to the importance of question-asking during appointments are significantly more likely to inquire about their condition than those who do not receive pre-visit prompts. In a study published in the September/October 2022 Ophthalmology Glaucoma (Vol. 5/Issue 5), UNC Department of Ophthalmology …

October 10, 2022

UNC Ophthalmology Welcomes Corneal Specialist Dr. Sinthu Ranjan

UNC Department of Ophthalmology is pleased to welcome Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology Sinthu Ranjan, MD, as the newest Department’s clinical faculty member. Dr. Ranjan specializes in corneal transplantation via procedural approaches including Penetrating Keratoplasty (PK), Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK), and Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK). Her ophthalmic expertise extends to routine and complex …