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Research to Prevent Blindness awards two prestigious grants to Columbia Ophthalmology.
Source:The NYCHA Journal
Residents of NYCHA and PACT received free eye health screenings through the Manhattan Vision Screening and Follow-up Study to help maintain their eye health and prevent vision loss.
Kaveri Thakoor, Ph.D., newest Columbia Ophthalmology faculty, wins Best Paper Award on first prototype of AI-embedded OCT
Doctors from the Columbia Department of Ophthalmology were, again, named as the best eye doctors in New York and the United States in an assortment of 2022 industry best lists.
- April 5, 2022
If untreated, glaucoma can lead to irreversible vision loss. A Columbia screening program is finding more people with the disease than expected.
Source:Columbia Medicine MagazineMarch 1, 2022
Study offers older New York City Housing Authority residents vision screening and follow-up eye care.
Source:CBS NYCJanuary 25, 2022
Columbia University brought free eye care to Harlem tenants.
Source:The NYCHA JournalNovember 18, 2021
NYCHA residents aged 60 and over gets a free, on-site vision screening and eye exam program on-site as part of a study conducted by Columbia University's Ophthalmology Department.
Source:CBS NYCOctober 28, 2021
Learn how Columbia University Ophthalmology partnered with PACT Renaissance Collaborative provided free medical care to the seniors in the city.
- July 1, 2021
Columbia Eye Institute launches community-based study.
Source:UnivisionMay 5, 2021
Learn more about the program.
Source:Manhattan TimesApril 29, 2021
A vision screening team conducting free onsite vision screening and eye exams for residents at NYCHA buildings in Washington Heights and East Harlem.
Source:CUIMC NewsApril 27, 2021
Residents of some NYC public housing developments can get free vision screening and eye exams in their building as part of a new study led by Columbia University’s Department of Ophthalmology.
- December 12, 2020
Thousands of individuals who live in New York City’s public housing developments will receive free vision screenings, eye glasses, and essential follow-up eye care