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Sep 23 2019 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Monterey, CA - The Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Eye Clinic staff met with other Northern California VA eye clinics for the Annual Eye Care Retreat at the Major General Gourley VA - DoD Outpatient Clinic. 
Sep 16 2019 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA – The Molecular Surgery Program in Stanford’s Ophthalmology Department held the first Bay Area Genetic Retinal Disease Case Conference at the Byers Eye Institute. Physicians from Stanford, UC San Francisco, UC San Diego, and the NIH shared patient cases in an effort to improve care...
Sep 5 2019 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog, Press
Palo Alto, CA – The Stanford Ophthalmology Department highlighted its  clinical, surgical, and research achievements in its first annual report Vision Matters: Imagining the Future. In recent years, the department has grown dramatically doubling its faculty and clinical fellows. 
Aug 13 2019 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA – An Ocular Melanoma Proteomics Symposium at Stanford University was hosted by Vinit Mahajan M.D., Ph.D., Vice Chair of Research in Ophthalmology, and Prithvi Mruthyunjaya M.D., M.H.S., Director of the Ocular Oncology Service. A group of clinicians and scientists from across the...
Aug 9 2019 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA – As the eye ages, vision problems increase, making it harder to do everyday activities. When an older patient comes in with blurred or distorted central vision, one of the causes an ophthalmologist will check for is a macular hole. Macular holes can develop as the aging vitreous, the...