The inaugural Stanford Ophthalmology 2019 Annual Report, "Vision Matters" highlights the department's recent news and accomplishments. Click here to read or download the PDF.

Illustration by Alton Szeto, MFA, © 2019.


In this Issue

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  • The gift of sight

    Almost four years ago, Peggy Kixmoeller was diagnosed with thyroid eye disease (TED). This is an autoimmune disorder where the body mistakenly attacks healthy cells, specifically the thyroid gland and the tissues around the eye.

  • Stopping cancer in its tracks

    To a passerby, Cru Silva looks like your average three-year-old. His energy is contagious as he runs around the room laughing and playing with his new toy garbage truck.