EEIOphthalmology Excellence Fund | Fund Number: 312805 | For excellence in ophthalmology education, research, & patient care through events with physicians, donors and other constituencies

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There are 200-300 genes that are known to cause eye diseases that doctors can screen for. The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is participating in a college-wide collaboration with the Division of Human Genetics within the Department of Internal MedicineResearch includes glaucoma, retinal dystrophies, corneal dystrophy, keratoconus, and other eye diseases and conditions.

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Teleophthalmology Services

A significant portion of patients in surrounding Columbus offices were not getting their annual diabetic retinopathy exams. Imaging technology resources are set up in these offices and images are uploaded into the patient’s medical record. These can be retrieved and reviewed by Ohio State ophthalmologists.

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iCare Home Monitoring

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is leading the way in preventing glaucoma vision loss and glaucoma management with iCare Home Monitoring. iCare Home Monitoring uses a handheld device with a tiny, disposable tip that makes momentary contact with the surface of your eye to collect an eye pressure reading.

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Hello in Different Languages

Language Services

We extend our commitment to personalized health care by meeting the unique cultural needs of our patients. Interpreters are available, if you have limited English proficiency or are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Please let your caregiver known verbally, in writing or by pointing to our "I speak posters" to help identify your language.

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Uveitis Services

A partnership between internal medicine and ophthalmology launched in the summer of 2020 with the multidisciplinary ophthalmology-rheumatology clinic to diagnose and treat patients with uveitis.

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