UTMB Health Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
UTMB Health Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (OVS) is one of the nation's leading institutions for the research and treatment of eye diseases.
Our patients entrust their eyesight to highly qualified, patient-focused physicians using the most advanced diagnostics and treatments at UTMB Health Eye Centers in Galveston and Friendswood.
Our research faculty and staff strive for the discovery of new and innovative approaches to understand and treat eye-related conditions and diseases. They work in the perfect research environment to take new developments from lab to clinic to care.
Providing a challenging yet nurturing environment, our clinical faculty trains the next generation of ophthalmologists to be leaders in their field.
OVS resident fellowship matches announcedPosted: December 2014
Congratulations to OVS senior residents on their fellowship matches.
Houston Methodist Hospital and UTMB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Plan Integrated Residency Program
Posted: June 2014
The Houston Methodist Hospital Department of Ophthalmology and the UTMB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences are planning to launch the first integrated ophthalmology residency training program in Texas this summer. The combined faculty will number 24, with 3 fellows and 12 residents. The combined program, to be known as UTMB/HMH Ophthalmology Residency, will sponsor the first annual National Eye Research Conference for residents and fellows in January, 2015 in Galveston, Texas.
2013-2014 OVS Visiting Professor Lecture SeriesPosted: September 2013
UTMB Health Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences announces the speakers for the 2013-2014 Visiting Professor Lecture Series. The presentations will be held in the second floor conference room at the University Eye Center in Galveston. Everyone is welcome.
2014 OVS residents announcedPosted: March 2013
UTMB Health Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences welcomes the following students to join the ophthalmology residency program for 2014.
Grant makes vision-saving eye care available to Galveston County's working poorPosted: March 2013
More working poor in Galveston County will be able to receive free vision-saving eye care thanks to a recent $25,000 grant from the Alcon Foundation. The grant was awarded to the UTMB Health Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, which staffs the St. Vincent's House eye clinic on Galveston Island as part of its community outreach.
Ophthalmology residents represent UTMB at state, national eventsPosted: February 2013
Dr. Misha Syed, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences glaucoma doctor and residency program director, recently announced that four residents have been chosen to represent the department and institution at state and national events.
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