Neuro-Ophthalmology News & Events


Rare eye disease is focus of new Stanford Medicine center

A $10 million gift has enabled the launch of a center focusing on optic disc drusen, a poorly understood eye disease that can lead to visual impairment or even blindness.

Introducing: the new Center for Optic Disc Drusen at Stanford

Optic disc drusen (ODD) are calcified deposits found at the anterior optic nerve in about 2% of the general population.  It affects both children and adults and can sometimes run in families. It is an important risk factor for optic neuropathy and vision loss. Vision loss in ODD can be progressive or sudden and irreversible, like vision loss in glaucoma and ischemic optic neuropathy, respectively.

Clinical and Basic Research Advances

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Project Baseline Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Dr. Joyce Liao is the lead Stanford ophthalmology investigator for Project Baseline, a very important prospective population health study sponsored by Verily/Google, which just celebrated its one year anniversary of recruitment.

Is telehealth the ‘new normal’ in neuro-ophthalmology?

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, patient and staff safety concerns have propelled new models of care delivery to the forefront. IT infrastructure implementation has been accelerated and reimbursement broadened. Over 1 week in March, my clinic transitioned from 100% in-person to 90% virtual visits.


Ophthalmologist Khizer Khaderi: How Can You Teach a Machine to Perceive Like a Human?

Question and Answer session with Dr. Khizer Khaderi discusses the Stanford Performace Vision Center among other topics.


North American neuro-ophthalmology society annual meeting