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Education    Retina    Medical imaging

Employing Portable Fundus Photography Cameras to Enhance On-Call Imaging

Ophthalmology residents at the University of Colorado School of Medicine never know exactly what kind of eye or vision complaints will land in their care while on-call in a hospital, but they’re prepared for almost anything.


Author Kara Mason | Publish Date February 27, 2024
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Patient Care    Education    Community

CU Department of Ophthalmology Top Stories of 2023

It’s been another remarkable year full of noteworthy research, impressive innovation, and inspiring patient success stories for the Department of Ophthalmology.

The communications staff in the University of Colorado School of Medicine Dean’s Office covered a variety of stories from the Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center that captured the exceptional care, effort, and time faculty members, research staff, and trainees put in each day.


Author Kara Mason | Publish Date December 15, 2023
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Education    COVID-19    Students    Graduation

CU Ophthalmology Celebrates 2023 Graduates

The University of Colorado Department of Ophthalmology is celebrating the graduation of six fellows and six residents, who have spent their time with the department focusing on patients, honing their skills, and serving on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Author Kara Mason | Publish Date June 19, 2023
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Research    Education    Mental Health

Elevating Mental Health with Ophthalmology Resident Wellness Program

Faculty in the University of Colorado Department of Ophthalmology are working to prevent physician burnout before it even begins through a new resident wellness program. 


Author Kara Mason | Publish Date May 08, 2023
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Patient Care    Education    Community    Students

CU Department of Ophthalmology Top Stories of 2022

As we close the books on 2022, it’s worth looking back to see how far we have come this year. The communications staff in the University of Colorado School of Medicine Dean’s Office covered a variety of stories from the Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center, from welcoming new faculty to sending off the next generation of eye doctors into the field, pioneering new treatments for blinding diseases, and winning recognition for groundbreaking research.


Author Department of Ophthalmology | Publish Date December 16, 2022
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Patient Care    Education

Ophthalmic Assistant Academy Celebrates First Cohort Graduation

Looking for ways to introduce new ophthalmic technicians to a supportive career development path, the University of Colorado Department of Ophthalmology in partnership with UCHealth Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center created the Ophthalmic Assistant (OA) Academy, a clinical mentorship program.


Author Rachel Wittel | Publish Date August 17, 2022
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Education    COVID-19    Students

CU Ophthalmology Residents and Fellows Celebrate 2022 Graduation

Residency and fellowship program directors in the University of Colorado Department of Ophthalmology described the Class of 2022 as incredibly resilient. The graduating class, comprised of six residents and five fellows, has withstood frequent changes in training, hospital protocols, and personal milestones amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


Author Rachel Wittel | Publish Date June 19, 2022
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UCHealth

Renowned Denver producer and photographer had to miss son’s wedding due to West Nile virus. His advice: protect yourself from mosquitos.

news outletUCHealth
Publish DateApril 16, 2024

According to Naresh Mandava, MD,  chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, the West Nile virus is a neurotrophic virus which means it primarily affects the nervous system. For patients like Sonny Hutchison with immunosuppressed systems, it can lead to temporary or — in rare instances — permanent vision problems.

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Denver 7

Don't look at the sun during the eclipse without protection

news outletDenver 7
Publish DateApril 05, 2024

Department of Ophthalmology resident Dallin Milner, MD, explains the perils of looking directly at the sun during a partial solar eclipse and how doing so can cause permanent eye damage. 

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Pueblo Chieftan

Where to see the 2024 solar eclipse in Pueblo and how you can do so safely

news outletPueblo Chieftan
Publish DateMarch 31, 2024

Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center specialists Niranjan Manoharan, MD, and Marc Mathias, MD, offer tips for safely viewing the eclipse and explain how retina tissue can be damaged — and will not regenerate, leading to permanent vision loss — if a person looks directly at the sun for too long.

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Optometry Advisor

Navigating the Dry Eye Dilemma in Glaucoma Requires Skilled Eye Drop Management

news outletOptometry Advisor
Publish DateMarch 28, 2024
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