Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

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February, 2019

Potential treatment for eye cancer using tumor-killing virus

When most people think of the word “virus,” they often relate it to infections or diseases. The sole purpose of a virus is to attack and infect a normal cell, use it to replicate, and then kill it. Some examples include the flu virus and the deadly Ebola virus. Read more ›

Dr. Hemant Khanna Photo

January, 2019

Dr. Michael Boulton discusses Programmed Bone Marrow-Derived cells as a Systemic Therapy for Retinal Degeneration

Michael E Boulton, the Susan and Dowd Ritter/RPB Endowed Chair and Professor in Ophthalmology Research, University of Alabama, former Head of the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, UK, was the honorable guest speaker of January’s Vision Seminar. Read more ›

Dr. Michael Boulton photo

December, 2018

Newsletter Winter 2019

Dear Colleagues and Friends, I am delighted to invite you to read the 2019 winter edition of UMass Insight Newsletter. https://bit.ly/2Pveu91 Shlomit Schaal, M.D., Ph.D. Professor and Department Chair.

Newsletter Winter 2019 cover

December, 2018

Eye Team Celebrates 2018 at the Worcester Art Museum

The Eye Team celebrated 2018, a year of much progress and many achievements, at the Worcester Art Museum. Dr. Shlomit Schaal, Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences summarized the highlights of 2018. Read more ›

Ophthalmology Retreat 2018, Worcester Art Museum- Photo

November, 2018

NEW Eye Clinic - Now Open at Northborough Crossing

On April 2nd, Dr. Schaal announced a new additional location for UMass Eye Center. "I am happy to announce that we have opened this week another location for UMass Memorial Eye Center. The new clinic has state of the art equipment and is conveniently located at the Northborough Crossing Medical Group site. There is free parking and an option for same-day appointment.” Dr. Schaal mentioned that the new location will be more convenient to many patients, who live east of Lake Quinsigamond.

The new location offers well eye care and also specialty care, such as: Retina Services, Oculoplastics, Contact Lens Service, and Cataract Evaluation.

Please note our NEW clinic location at Northborough Xing:
Address: 333 SW Cutoff, Northborough, MA 01532
Phone: (774) 570-5000

Northborough Eye Clinic