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May 29 2018 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog, Press
East Palo Alto, CA — On Sunday, May 20, 2018 Stanford ophthalmologists, staff, researchers,  patients, and people of all ages from the community put on their running shoes at Stanford’s Byers Eye Institute in Palo Alto. They came together for the First Annual Lookin’ for a Cure 5K Run/Walk for...
Feb 21 2018 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog, Press
Understanding the distinct features of the fovea, macula, and periphery is crucial in the development of effective targeted treatment therapies for various conditions, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cystoid macular edema, retinitis pigmentosa, and diabetic retinopathy.
Dec 21 2017 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog, Press
Researchers are studying proteins in the eye to find existing drugs that can treat a rare eye disease known as neovascular inflammatory vitreoretinopathy that causes blindness.
Oct 12 2017 | Posted In: Press
  (CNN)When her son was just 3-months-old, Elizabeth Guardino began to notice that he never responded when she smiled. Dangling a toy in front of his face, Christian did not follow it with his eyes.  "He also started to stare at the sun wide-eyed," said Guardino of Patchogue, New York. "That...
Feb 26 2017 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog, Press
New vision-affecting gene mutation discovered in the gene SLC38A8.