In the News
March 2013 - Sandra Fox, O.D. Texas Public Radio, Expo Offers Low-Vision Patients A Look At Emerging Technology, Reported by Eileen Pace.
November 2012 - Daniel A. Johnson, MD named new permanent Chairman of the UTHSCSA Department of Ophthalmology; to assume new position on December 15, 2012.
January 2012 - Terri Carrillo, COA and Clinic Manager at the UT Medicine Ophthalmology Clinic at the University Center for Community Health, was a winner of the UTHSCSA Employee Excellence in Service Award!
January 2012 - Constance L. Fry, MD, Associate Professor and Residency Program Director, was selected as a recipient of the 2012 UTHSCSA Presidential Excellence in Teaching Award!
December 2011 - Martha P. Schatz, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, was selected as a recipient of the 2012 UTHSCSA Presidential Clinical Excellence Award!
November 2011 - Martha P. Schatz, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, was recognized by her peers to be one of the Top Doctors of America (U.S. News & World Report).
November 2011 - Daniel A. Johnson, MD, Associate Professor, was recognized by his peers to be one of the Top Doctors of America (U. S. News & World Report).
August 10, 2011 - Steven Chalfin, MD, FACS, Acting Chair of Ophthalmology, named Interim Chair of Ophthalmology as search for permanent Ophthalmology chair gets underway.
August 1, 2011 - KENS-TV (San Antonio, TX) iPhone and eyeStrain: Study finds smartphone users hold screen too close - Daniel Johnson, MD, Associate Professor, Chief of the Cornea and Uveitis Services, Medical Director at the UT Medicine MARC Eye Clinic. Medical Report with Wendy Rigby.
May 25, 2011 -KENS-TV (San Antonio, TX) Texans Urged to Wear Sunglasses to Protect Eyes from UV Rays - Daniel Johnson, MD, Associate Professor, Chief of the Cornea and Uveitis Services, Medical Director at the UT Medicine MARC Eye Clinic. Medical Report with Wendy Rigby.
May 2010 - Congratulations to several of our Ph.D. researchers in the Department of Ophthalmology who learned that they will receiving funding from the San Antoio Area Foundation for their projects.
- John Denny, for his project entitled "Nogo, Oncomoudilin, and Optic Nerve Regeneration in Glaucoma."
- Joseph Harrison, for his project entitled "Characterization of Maculopathy by Multifocal Electoretinogram Inpatients at Risk for Palquenil Toxicity."
- Roman Kuranov, for his project entitled "Layer Specific Detection of Blood Oxygenation in Retina Using Spectroscopic Phase-Sensitive OCT."
August-September 2007, as seen in
The Eyes HAVE IT: Advancements in Treating Pediatric Vision Disorders