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Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

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September, 2020

Blind Date Event Proves Eye Opening Experience for Caregivers

Caregivers and researchers from the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at UMass Memorial Health Care and the University of Massachusetts Medical School are dedicated to preserving and improving the vision of our community members. Read more ›

Blind Date Event

July, 2020

Ophthalmology Residency Program Now Accepting Applications

The mission of the Ophthalmology Residency Program is to train diverse, innovative and problem-solving clinicians, educators, scholars and leaders in a supportive, scholarly and collegial environment. Our program prepares the next generation of ophthalmologists to value scholarship, compassion and the ethical practice of medicine. We will be interviewing virtually for our 2022 integrated internship PGY-1 class 11/20 & 11/21, 2020. Read more ›

Residency Program Cover Photo for Video

July, 2020

UMass Memorial Health Care and Israeli company to collaborate on new solution to prevent avoidable blindness

UMass Memorial Health Care has announced that it is partnering with a health company in Israel to co-develop a new paradigm designed to prevent avoidable blindness and save lives for high-risk patients. Read more ›

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July, 2020

COVID-19 Safety Measures

Your health is our top priority — now and always. We’re enhancing our already high standards to ensure the safety of all our patients and caregivers. This video highlights the many safe care processes at the hospitals and community clinics of UMass Memorial Medical Center and UMass Memorial Medical Group. Trust that you are safe with UMass Memorial.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

June, 2020

American Macular Degeneration Foundation donates $100K for Dr. Seddon’s research

Macular degeneration is degrading Chip Goehring’s eyesight, but it has not diminished his vision for supporting research that may one day help to cure the most common cause of blindness in people over the age of 60. Read more ›

Dr. Seddon’s photo