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The Stanford Ophthalmology 2020 Annual Report, "Vision Matters: Connecting the World" highlights the department's recent news and accomplishments. 

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News Stories

  • Call for Proposals: 2022 Stanford Global Health Seed Grants

    The Byers Eye Institute at Stanford is pleased to partner with the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health to support the annual Stanford Global Health Seed Grant program.

  • Fighting blindness across borders

    Geoffrey Tabin, MD, Fairweather Foundation professor of ophthalmology and global medicine, is determined to see needless blindness eradicated worldwide during his lifetime.

  • Stanford Belize Vision Clinic: Training the next generation of eye care providers

    The Stanford Belize Vision Clinic (SBVC) was established in 2017 following a hurricane that damaged San Pedro, a town located on the tropical island of Ambergris Caye in northern Belize.

  • Training for global care: Ophthalmology resident sets up two eye care programs in the Middle East

    Third-year resident Ahmad Al-Moujahed, MD, PhD, MPH, is in the process of creating eye care service programs in not one, but two countries in dire need: Syria, his home country, and Lebanon.

  • A global career path

    Byers Eye Institute at Stanford chief resident Malini Pasricha, MD, grew up in the United States, but whenever visiting her ancestral home in Rayavaram, Tamil Nadu, India, she was often struck by two major disparities: limited access to healthcare and minimal career opportunities for women.

  • Dr. Geoff Tabin selected for New York Times 2020 Holiday Impact Prize

    The Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University is proud to congratulate Geoff Tabin, MD, Fairweather Foundation professor of ophthalmology, and co-founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project, which has been selected as a winner of New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof’s 2020 Holiday Impact Prize, supported by Focusing Philanthropy.


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