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Patient-Centered Care Inspires Award of Endowed Chair to Department of Ophthalmology Professor

Many patients have been touched by the compassionate care they receive at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Sometimes, the families of these patients honor that care posthumously. Sophie Liao, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at CU School of Medicine, was named the inaugural Robert H. Bell Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology in gratitude for the care she delivered to one such patient in 2021.

Author Toni Lapp | Publish Date February 10, 2023
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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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HCP Live

Personalizing Dry Eye Disease Management

news outletHCP Live
Publish DateMarch 28, 2024

Cecilia Koetting, OD, an instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology, discusses the management of dry eye using conventional and new pharmacological treatments, as well as strategies for tailoring treatment approaches to individual patient characteristics.

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Sterling Journal-Advocate

Sterling Lions Club receives award from Rocky Mountain Eye Institute Foundation

news outletSterling Journal-Advocate
Publish DateMarch 12, 2024

On March 5, the Sterling Lions Club received an award of appreciation from the Rocky Mountain Eye Institute Foundation for its generous gift of $5,000 over the past five years. The institute operates under the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. 

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