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Wilmer eye institute

Pickens Foundation gives $20M to Wilmer Eye Institute
Published Aug 7, 2023
Gift from foundation established by late philanthropist will support vision-saving research, professorships
Vision for Baltimore
Vision realized
Published Nov 1, 2022
Vision for Baltimore celebrates providing 10,000 pairs of eyeglasses for Baltimore City students
Wilmer Eye Institute establishes the Sanford and Susan Greenberg Center to End Blindness
Published Oct 14, 2021
The new center will initially create four professorships for young scientists, providing a stable source of funding to cover their salaries and many other expenses for up to seven years to get their careers—and potentially transformative research—off the ground.
Vision for Baltimore
Glasses boost academic outcomes
Published Sept 9, 2021
Three-year clinical study is the most robust analysis to date linking access to eyeglasses with higher test scores, especially for students having the most trouble in school
Restoring vision
Published Dec 21, 2020 Video
After losing his vision in a hand grenade explosion, Oleksandr Popruzhenko underwent surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute to restore his eyesight—and his quality of life
World sight day
Setting sights higher
Published Oct 10, 2019
University and city leaders join students and families for a Vision for Baltimore health fair at Henderson-Hopkins school in East Baltimore
Dry eye syndrome slows reading rate, study suggests
Published Dec 27, 2018
Slow reading rate can significantly disrupt daily tasks that require visual concentration for long periods of time
Machine Learning
AI for eyes
Published July 31, 2018
Hopkins researchers chart a course for using artificial intelligence to diagnose degenerative eye conditions
Vision for Baltimore
Clear vision for city students
Published March 8, 2017
Citywide program celebrates distributing 1,000 free pairs of glasses to Baltimore students in its first 10 months
20/20 in the classroom
Published Fall 2016
To a striking degree, children's school performance—and how they feel and behave in class—is affected by vision / Johns Hopkins Magazine