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  Sep 26, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


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School of Medicine
Department Office: John A. Moran Eye Center-5th Floor
Phone: 801-585-3719
Website: medicine.utah.edu/ophthalmology/education

Department Chair: Randall J. Olson, M.D.
Sr. Vice Chair: Alan S. Crandall, MD
Vice Chair Clinical: Norm Zabriskie, MD
Vice Chair Research: Raymond Lund, Ph.D.

Graduate Program

Please see the Medicine, M.D.  program page in the catalog.

Areas of Specialization
  1. Corneal and external disease
  2. Retina and vitreous
  3. Glaucoma
  4. Pediatric ophthalmology
  5. Neuro-ophthalmology
  6. Ophthalmic pathology
  7. Oculoplastics
  8. Uveitis

Basic eye research is carried out in conjunction with other research departments, in particular Physiology and Bioengineering. Most of the basic research centers around retinal information processing and retinal microanatomy.

Clinical research encompasses a broad spectrum of ophthalmic subspecialties, with emphasis on experimental ophthalmic pathology, laser research, ophthalmic genetics, glaucoma experimental drugs, intraocular lens research and refinement, and improvement in corneal transplantation.

Course Offerings

Courses

    Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

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