Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

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Dr. Haijiang Lin joins our faculty Team

August, 2016

Dr. Haijiang Lin joins our faculty team

The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences is proud to welcome Haijiang Lin, M.D., Ph.D.  as a faculty member. Dr. Lin is an ophthalmologist fellowship trained in medical retina. Dr. Lin will serve as a general ophthalmologist, and will provide excellent eye care for patients suffering from multiple eye conditions, including eyeglasses prescription, cataracts, glaucoma, dry eye, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease, and age-related macular degeneration. READ MORE>

 

   

Promising efforts to accurately identify early Diabetic Retinopathy changes

 August, 2016

Promising efforts to accurately identify early Diabetic Retinopathy changes

The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences is working on developing a non-invasive system for the early and accurate diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy. Shlomit Schaal, M.D., Ph.D.  is the clinical principal investigator and Ayman El-Baz, Ph.D. is the engineering principal investigator. Promising early data that was recently analyzed revealed accurate identification of diabetes changes in the retina in more than 97% of the subjects. These early changes could have not been identified without the use of the novel software. READ MORE>

 
 August, 2016Successful launch of Vision Seminar Series at UMass Ophthalmology

Successful launch of Vision Seminar Series at UMass Ophthalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School launches a new vision seminar series that is open to the public inviting practicing ophthalmologists form the surrounding neighborhoods to share their experiences and knowledge with scientists and clinicians of the Department of Ophthalmology. The inaugural seminar was a big success. READ MORE>

 

 August, 2016Learn more about Dr. Kanna's talks in Japan.


Learn more about Dr. Khanna's talks in Japan.

Dr. Hemant Khanna will head to Japan to talk about his laboratory’s investigations on understanding the pathogenesis of severe retinal degenerative diseases. READ MORE>

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