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David A. Sullivan, M.S., PH.D., FARVO, Receives the American Optometric Association’s Dr. Donald R. Korb Award for Excellence


David A. Sullivan, M.S., Ph.D., FARVO, Senior Scientist at Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School is the recipient of the 2017 Dr. Donald R. Korb Award for...
21-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mass. Eye and Ear Specialists Perform First SMILE Procedures to Correct Nearsightedness


Ophthalmologists at Massachusetts Eye and Ear are now offering a new type of minimally-invasive laser vision correction, the ReLEx® SMILE procedure.
16-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gift Exceeding $20M to Mass. Eye and Ear Among World’s Largest for Hearing Research


Massachusetts Eye and Ear has received an anonymous gift totaling more than $20M to accelerate research at its Eaton-Peabody Laboratories, the world’s largest and most preeminent hearing research center. This gift represents one of the...
7-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Reza Dana to Receive Friedenwald Award From the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology


The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) recently announced that Reza Dana, M.D, MPH, M.Sc., Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and a resident of Newton, Mass., will receive the prestigious...
2-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Antibiotic-Resistant Microbes Date Back to 450 MYA, Well Before the Age of Dinosaurs


Leading hospital “superbugs,” known as the enterococci, arose from an ancestor that dates back 450 million years — about the time when animals were first crawling onto land (and well before the age of dinosaurs), according to a new study.
8-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Massachusetts Eye and Ear to Offer 3D Surgical Visualization Technology to Retina Patients


Mass. Eye and Ear is enhancing the care it brings to adult and pediatric retina patients with a new and innovative vitreoretinal surgical platform, known as the NGENUITY 3D Visualization System.
5-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Technique May Prevent Graft Rejection in High-Risk Corneal Transplant Patients

Treating donor corneas with a cocktail of molecules prior to transplanting to a host may improve survival of grafts and, thus, outcomes in high-risk corneal transplant patients, according to a new study led by researchers at Massachusetts Eye and...
1-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Motion Sickness Drug Worsens Motion Perception

A new study led by Massachusetts Eye and Ear researchers found that oral promethazine, a drug commonly taken to alleviate motion sickness, temporarily worsened vestibular perception thresholds by 31 percent, lowering one’s ability to perceive...
24-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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