In the past decade, ophthalmologists have been prescribing nutritional supplements to be taken daily to prevent or slow vision loss from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Now, using nutritional supplements for eye health has become more common. But does increasing the recommended dose increase your protection? A case report appearing online in JAMA Ophthalmology from the Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah reveals what can happen when a patient takes more of a supplement than their body needs. ... Read MoreOphthalmology and Visual Sciences
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
The John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah is the largest eye center between Michigan and California, offering a wide range of clinical specialties, 14 innovative research labs, and a competitive education program. Moran ranks seventh in the nation among ophthalmology departments for NIH funding. Our residency program ranks 10th in US News and World Report.
First proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, National Eye Donor Month promotes eye donation awareness and celebrates the lives of eye donors and corneal recipients. This year, Governor Herbert has declared March 2016 as Eye Donor Month in Utah. ... Read MoreOphthalmology and Visual Sciences
Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, FACS, FARVO, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Paul Henkind Memorial Lecture and Award by the Macula Society.... Read MoreOphthalmology and Visual Sciences
Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded a grant of $115,000 to the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of blinding diseases. ... Read MoreOphthalmology and Visual Sciences
NIH-funded research provides framework for future studies of AMD biology, therapy... Read MoreOphthalmology and Visual Sciences
The Johnson Foundation of Jamestown, New York, has made a generous gift of $100,000 to the University of Utah’s John A. Moran Eye Center to help find new treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). ... Read MoreOphthalmology and Visual Sciences