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.
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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