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Find treatments and procedures on the full range of vision and eye conditions, such as age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, cornea, and external eye diseases. The Moran Eye Center provides the latest in advances in LASIK and refractive surgery as well a full range of optometry services including contact lenses and eye glasses.

 

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Eye to Eye Exhibit Opens at the Natural History Museum of Utah

Eye to Eye Exhibit Opens at the Natural History Museum of Utah

Eye to Eye: Re-visioning Eye Disease is an interactive exhibit that explores stories of eye disease in Utah and celebrates the many ways that people thrive by using their other senses and technology to adapt to low vision. As part of the Utah Futures gallery at the Natural History Museum of Utah, the exhibit also explores modern treatments that restore clear vision and the John A. Moran Eye Center’s efforts to make them available globally. It also examines exciting research on new treatments for corneal disease by Utah-based Jade Therapeutics.
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Night For Sight 2015: A Big Thank You

Night For Sight 2015: A Big Thank You

Thanks to generous sponsors, a dedicated committee, and 500-plus guests—including local business and community leaders, physicians, families, patients, friends, and more than 60 volunteers—the John A. Moran Eye Center’s gala fundraiser, Night for Sight, was a terrific success. Held on May 1, 2015, at Salt Lake’s Grand America Hotel, the event raised over $410,000 to support Moran’s international and local outreach programs—an integral part of our mission to treat and cure preventable blindness and vision loss at home and around the world.
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Dr. Bala Ambati #1 on List of Ophthalmology’s Rising Stars

Dr. Bala Ambati #1 on List of Ophthalmology’s Rising Stars

Bala Ambati, MD, PhD, a physician and researcher at the University of Utah’s John A. Moran Eye Center, nabbed the top spot on The Ophthalmologist magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 Power List. Dr. Ambati has the distinction of being the world's youngest person to graduate from medical school—a feat he accomplished at age 17.
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Check out VISIONS - An exhibit about "seeing" the world differently

Check out VISIONS - An exhibit about "seeing" the world differently

Art Access Gallery is collaborating with The John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah for Visions, an exhibit bridging the worlds of art and science. The exhibit will consist of retinal photography by several participants as well as fused glass sculptures by Sarinda Jones, inspired by retinal art.
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Charity Surgery Day Changes Lives

Charity Surgery Day Changes Lives

Thanks to the combined efforts of volunteer doctors, nurses, technicians, anesthesiologists, and staff, 27 individuals had cataracts removed and their sight restored on Saturday, March 28, 2015, as part of the Moran Outreach Division’s bi-annual Charity Surgery Day. For the first time, The Eye Institute of Utah participated in the event as well, treating 14 of the 27.
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Marc Lab Honored for Stunning Cell Metabolism Image

Marc Lab Honored for Stunning Cell Metabolism Image

Researchers with the Marc Laboratory at the John A. Moran Eye Center were among the top finalists for the 2015 Wellcome Image Awards.
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