Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Bascom Palmer receives $12 million donation to establish research center

March 5, 2018
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has received a $12 million donation from Lois Pope to establish a…
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Ophthalmologists serve important purpose after natural disasters

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2018
Through care or supplies, volunteering ophthalmologists can fill a crucial need for communities, residents and patients affected by natural…

Teamwork helped Bascom Palmer through Hurricane Irma

September 28, 2017
For Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Hurricane Irma provided a challenge before, during and after the storm as one of its rooms flooded and…

Is there a role for MIGS devices in the treatment of pediatric glaucoma?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 25, 2017
Point For children with primary congenital glaucoma, the pathology is at the trabecular meshwork, and for this reason, Schlemm’s canal-based…

Bascom Palmer named best in ophthalmology again

August 8, 2017
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has topped U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of best hospitals for ophthalmology for the 14th consecutive…

OSN introduces new section editors

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2017
It is my pleasure to announce exciting changes to our editorial board. In an effort to continually evolve in covering ophthalmology, I met recently…
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Victor T. Curtin, MD, long-time professor at Bascom Palmer, dies

March 16, 2016
Victor T. Curtin, MD, professor emeritus of ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, died March 9 in Miami. Curtin was the first faculty member…
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Researchers link chronic pain syndromes and dry eye

December 17, 2015
Having found a link between dry eye and chronic pain syndromes, researchers suggest a multidisciplinary approach to treatment be undertaken. In a…
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Researchers embark on study of viral vector to treat choroideremia

November 20, 2015
A team of researchers at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has begun a phase 2 clinical trial of a novel gene therapy designed to treat choroideremia…
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DigiSight launches comprehensive product portfolio for remote patient care

November 13, 2015
LAS VEGAS — DigiSight Technologies Inc. announced the launch of its new suite of products for remote patient care, Paxos, at the Ophthalmology…
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Novel visible-light OCT may improve retinal disease diagnosis, assessment

September 24, 2015
A collaborative team from Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and Florida International University has developed a novel visible-light OCT technology for…