eye institute

Baruch D. Kupperman, director of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

A decade of visionary achievement

UCI’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute celebrates its 10th anniversary

Krzysztof Palczewski, UCI’s Irving H. Leopold Professor of Ophthalmology and a professor of physiology & biophysics

UCI vision scientist Krzysztof Palczewski elected to National Academy of Medicine

Distinction recognizes his contributions to understanding of retinal diseases

Gavin Herbert Eye Institute gets $2 million to establish cornea and retina centers

New units will oversee keratoconus and macular degeneration outreach programs

Dr. Roger Steinert

Seeing and believing

With the opening of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute’s new home, UC Irvine builds on its reputation as a major clinical and research center

Sharper images

Hindsight, unlike many people’s vision, is always 20/20. Laser eye surgery has become so common, it’s easy to forget that just three decades ago a promising new treatment was greeted with skepticism and even fear. “When the ultrashort pulse laser came along, we were excited that it was a more controlled, delicate way of cutting […]