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The war on glaucoma blindness takes place on three fronts: clinical care, teaching, and research.

The University of Iowa is at the forefront in all three of these arenas:

  • Providing the highest quality patient care with the latest technology – Learn More
  • Educating clinicians, researchers, students and patients – Learn More
  • Researching the causes of glaucoma and developing tools to aid in diagnosis and treatment – Learn More

Recent News

  • Fri, 08/07/2015 - 11:45

    Herman Miller is a high quality furniture company that outfits the world’s most comfortable and productive offices and homes. Leaders at Herman Miller have been important supporters of the Wynn Institute for Vision Research and its mission to cure blinding diseases. Brian Walker, Herman Miller CEO, hosted a Wynn Institute for Vision Research meeting and fundraising event in Holland, Michigan on August 3. During this event, glaucoma researchers from the WIVR toured Herman Miller factories and learned about the Herman Miller Performance System - the company’s approach to continuous improvement. Read more about it here.

  • Tue, 07/14/2015 - 12:15

    Daniel Bettis MD is the newest addition to the Glaucoma Service. He recently completed his Glaucoma Fellowship at the Moran Eye Center in Salt Lake City, Utah and will be providing medical and surgical glaucoma care at the University Hospitals and Clinics and at the Iowa City VA Hospital.

  • Thu, 07/02/2015 - 08:45

    Dr. Fingert was recognized for his service and contributions to ophthalmic research by being named a Fellow of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (FARVO). Read more about it here.