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New Patient Records System Goes Live

New Patient Records System Goes Live

Introducing EPIC@UNC, an electronic medical record that makes it easier than ever for patients to access timely medical information and connect with their providers within UNC Health Care.

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UNC Eye Participates in UNC Science Expo

UNC Eye Participates in UNC Science Expo

UNC Eye connected with over 10,000 members of the Chapel Hill and surrounding communities as an exhibitor at the UNC Science Expo.

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Announcing LASIK at UNC Laser Vision Center

Announcing LASIK at UNC Laser Vision Center

Call 919-445-2020 to schedule your free consultation appointment with UNC Eye to see if LASIK is the right solution for you.

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UNC Eye Participates in Glaucoma Advocacy Day

UNC Eye Participates in Glaucoma Advocacy Day

UNC Eye Chairman Dr. Donald L. Budenz and Glaucoma Fellow Dr. O'Rese Knight met with US Senator Kay Hagan to discuss the importance of NIH funding for glaucoma research.

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Steven Gray, Ph.D. featured in 'Nature' Science Journal article

Steven Gray, Ph.D. featured in 'Nature' Science Journal article

Nature, the international weekly journal of science, recently featured UNC Eye Researcher Steven Gray, PhD in an article about scientists who specialize in uncommon diseases.

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UNC Eye Hosts Second Annual Tri-Residency Phaco Training Course

UNC Eye Hosts Second Annual Tri-Residency Phaco Training Course

The North Carolina Eye Bank Surgical Skills Lab at UNC served as the setting as residents from UNC, Duke University, Wake Forest University, and Medical University of South Carolina took part in the second Tri-Residency Phaco Training Course, led by UNC Eye Professor Kenneth Cohen, MD.

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Winter 2014 UNC Eye Newsletter Available Online

Winter 2014 UNC Eye Newsletter Available Online

The Winter 2014 UNC Eye Newsletter focuses on the opening of the UNC Laser Vision Center slated for early 2014, our research expansion into the areas of gene therapy and stem cell therapy for eye diseases, and our telemedicine program to prevent blindness from diabetic eye disease.

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Eye Lifts Can Help Men With Vision Problems

Eye Lifts Can Help Men With Vision Problems

UNC Eye MD Amy Fowler was recently featured in a segment broadcast on WRAL-TV, based in Raleigh, NC, in which she discussed why more and more men are turning to cosmetic surgery in the form of eye lifts to help alleviate vision problems caused by sagging skin that worsens with age.

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Why Do Strong Emotions Turn on the Tears?

Why Do Strong Emotions Turn on the Tears?

In light of this holiday season, UNC Eye MD Richard Davis was recently featured in an interview with the Raleigh News & Observer newspaper's website, in which he discussed the topic of "Why do strong emotions turn on the tears?"

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Tips for Choosing Safe Toys This Holiday

Some popular toys can cause serious eye injuries this holiday season. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 265,000 toy-related injuries were treated in emergency rooms in 2012, and and almost half of these injuries affect the head or face – including the eyes. Unfortunately, most of these injuries happen to children under age 15.

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