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January 2012 - In the January 24, 2012 blog featured on ABC.com, Barrett Katz, MD, MBA,  neuro-ophthalmologist, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, commented on the potential for stem cell therapy for treatment of eye diseases.

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January 2012 - Bronx Residents With Highest Rate of Glaucoma in NYC Urged to Have Eye Exams

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July 2011 - Robert Schwarcz, MD interviewed for a WPX11 story on TV correspondent Arthur Chi'en's facial reconstructive surgery.

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July 2011 - Roy Chuck, MD, discusses cosmetic contact lenses, on ABC.com

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June 2011 - Montefiore Laser and Eye Center Established in Westchester

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December 2010 - Barrett Katz, MD commented on eyeball movements and biometrics for an article in Fast Company

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The Bronx Lions Club honored Montefiore's Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences with the Lions Club International Humanitarian Award on December 15, 2010, a recognition of the department's recent efforts to help eradicate blindness in, and for restoring full vision services to, the borough's residents.

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In the October 11, 2010 edition of USA Today, Roy Chuck, MD, PhD, Chairman, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, comments on treatments for low vision and blindness.

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Roy Chuck, MD, PhD, Chairman, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, commented in American Medical News on how personal electronic devices can impact vision.

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Roy Chuck, MD, PhD, Chairman of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, was quoted in a widely syndicated HealthDay.com article about the dangers of laser pointers.

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Assumpta Madu, MD, MBA, PharmD, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, is quoted in several media outlets about the health risk associated with contact lenses popularized by singer Lady Gaga.

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Roy Chuck, MD, PhD, Chairman of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, and Barrett Katz, MD, MBA, neurophthalmologist and Director of Clinical Trials, offer advice on caring for aging eyes in an iVillage.com slideshow.

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