Articles from August 2012

Genetic Testing of Inherited Eye Diseases, Guidelines

Iowa physicians, Drs. Edwin Stone, Arlene Drack and Val Sheffield, helped develop guidelines for ophthalmologists when considering genetic testing. The recommendations outline the benefits to genetic testing for inherited eye diseases and the role ophthalmologists should take in testing and...

Fingert Awarded an American Glaucoma Society Midcareer Award

John Fingert, MD, PhD, was given a $40,000 Mid-Career Physician Scientist Award by the American Glaucoma Society. The AGS Mid-Career Physician Scientist Awards are targeted towards individuals between 5 to 20 years after fellowship and are designed to assist individuals starting new avenues of...