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The war on glaucoma blindness takes place on three fronts: clinical care, teaching, and research.

The University of Iowa is at the forefront in all three of these arenas:

  • Providing the highest quality patient care with the latest technology – Learn More
  • Educating clinicians, researchers, students and patients – Learn More
  • Researching the causes of glaucoma and developing tools to aid in diagnosis and treatment – Learn More

Recent News

  • Dr. Boese playing violin while seated at a piano
    Fri, 02/05/2021 - 15:30

    Dr. Boese plays violin in a UI Health Care's PROJECT ART in a virtual performance of Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus. She is seated at the piano in the middle of the photo above (more to the upper left in the video of the whole group). Click on this link to hear the performance.

  • Doctor Lee Alward in front of an Orbis.org airplane
    Mon, 02/01/2021 - 07:45

    Dr. Lee Alward has been a frequent flyer on ORBIS, the flying eye hospital program. ORBIS has a mission of bringing experts, like Dr. Alward, to teach eye surgery to communities that need their help most. In 2020 he gave more virtual training sessions to eye teams around the world than any other ORBIS Volunteer Faculty. For his tireless service teaching around the world (virtually and in-person), Dr. Alward has been recognized as an ORBIS HERO.

  •  Dr. Tyler Quist learning Kahook Dual Blade (KDB) and Gonioscopy-Assisted Transluminal Trabeculotomy (GATT) from Dr. Erin Boese at the recent inaugural MIGS Wetlab
    Fri, 01/29/2021 - 10:45

    The glaucoma team has established a wetlab to teach resident physicians Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS). The photo above shows Dr. Tyler Quist learning Kahook Dual Blade (KDB) and Gonioscopy-Assisted Transluminal Trabeculotomy (GATT) from Dr. Erin Boese at the recent inaugural MIGS Wetlab.