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Resident Excellence Award Nominations Due Next Week

Don’t miss your chance to be one of the ten award winners of the ASCRS Foundation’s $1,000 Resident Excellence Awards which enable ophthalmology residents exhibiting exemplary performance to attend the 2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting in San Diego, California. The categories for consideration include research, patient care, leadership and education.

Bringing the International Mission Trip Concept to the U.S.

Emily Graves, MD, FACS has done an enormous amount of international volunteer work throughout her ophthalmic career, and through that work, she soon realized that there was a large unmet need right in her own community.

How Cataract Surgery Gave One Man His Life Back

In 2005, a back injury on a construction site prompted James Ross to switch jobs and start driving trucks. A few years later, medication prescribed for the back injury presented a side effect that would stall his truck driving career – cataracts. At age 51, James was desperatley in need of cataract surgery, but could not afford the cost of surgery. After a quick google search James learned about the Operation Sight program.

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