UTMB Health of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

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 News

UTMB Health Ophthalmology Residents Awarded Top Posts

December 2010

Three residents graduating from UTMB Health Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences residency program in June 2011 have captured top fellowships at distinguished medical centers around the U.S.

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Eye Center has latest treatment for glaucoma

October 2010

The UTMB Health Eye Center has a new, state-of-the art surgical technology called Trabectome to treat patients with open-angle glaucoma. It is the only eye center in Southeast Texas to offer this FDA-cleared, minimally invasive surgical device.

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Surgeons train on virtual reality simulator

October 2010

Eye Center residents and faculty are improving their surgical skills with the state-of-the-art Eyesi virtual reality surgical simulator. The state-of-the-art trainer enhances surgeons' skills, enabling them to deliver the highest quality surgical care.

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