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

Tibor Juhasz

Grabbing the Golden Goose

Tibor Juhasz honored for discovery that led to laser eye surgery

Douglas Tobias honored by Royal Society of Chemistry

Douglas Tobias, professor of chemistry at UCI, is the 2017 recipient of the Soft Matter & Biophysical Chemistry Award from Britain’s Royal Society of Chemistry. The prize honors outstanding and innovative research in soft condensed matter and the application of physicochemical techniques to biological problems. It includes a cash prize of about $2,600, a medal, […]

Alyssa Brewer

UCI study sheds new light on low-light vision, could aid people with retinal deficits

Brain handles day- and nighttime optical signals the same, reacts quickly to loss of input

Professor Henry Klassen

FDA greenlights UCI clinical trial of treatment for blinding disease

A first-of-its-kind stem cell-based treatment for retinitis pigmentosa developed by UC Irvine’s Dr. Henry Klassen, Dr. Jing Yang and colleagues has received consent from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for use in a clinical trial.

Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

A vision realized

New world-class home of Gavin Herbert Eye Institute has been years in the making

Restoring vision

UC Irvine’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute surgeons implant miniature eye telescope to restore the central vision of macular degeneration sufferers.

UCI ophthalmologist on cutting edge of laser eye surgery

Dr. Roger Steinert has developed techniques that have helped improve the eyesight of millions.