News & Updates from NOAO

Dr. Patricia Bath

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In honor of Black History Month, we would like to remember Dr. Patricia Bath. She was the first black person to complete a residency in ophthalmology and was a pioneer of laser cataract surgery. Cheers to all the advances made by black women in the field of ophthalmology!
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February is Black History Month

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February is Black History Month. We are excited to spend February honoring and celebrating the advancements in medicine made by black people. So stay tuned and follow for a journey through black history in medicine and ophthalmology.
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Register Now for the 2021 Annual Symposium!

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Don’t forget to register for Going Global: Adventures in Retina, Oculoplastics, and Anterior Segment on April 15-18, 2021! Visit our website to sign up, and join us either live or virtually. We’ve got a brand new date, a brand new place, and brand new opportunities! For the first time ever, join us on the evening…
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Cloud-Based Augmented/Virtual Reality Platform

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New technology could change the way vision defects are diagnosed. Heru, a Bascom Palmer Eye Institute medical technology company, announced its class I listing with the FDA for its platform’s first diagnostic application for Visual Field Exams. https://www.ophthalmologytimes.com/view/cloud-based-augmented-virtual-reality-platform-receives-class-i-listing-with-fda
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HINDSIGHT, 1973: ALSTON CALLAHAN, MD

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The topic of our 1973 symposium was Surgery of the Orbit and Adnexa. Amongst our speakers was Dr. Alston Callahan, a leader in the study of ophthalmic plastic surgery. Born in 1911 in Vicksburg, MS, Dr. Callahan graduated from high school at the age of 15 and went on to earn his BA at Mississippi…
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