Department of Ophthalmology

In the News

August 2017 - Constance L. Fry, MD (Class of 1992), and member of our faculty since 2006, received the University of Texas Regents Outstanding Teaching Award! Offered annually in recognition of faculty members at the The University of Texas System's eight academic and six health institutions who have demonstrated extraordinary classroom performance and innovation in undergraduate instruction, the Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards are the Board of Regents' highest honor. The Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards are among the largest in the nation for rewarding outstanding faculty performance. Congratulations, Dr. Fry!


February 2017 - Mark Gallardo, MD (Class of 2005), practicing glaucoma in El Paso, Texas, was recognized for a cutting edge treatment he brainstormed with a medical device company which significantly reduces both surgery time and recovery time, much to the delight of his patients. For more about Dr. Gallardo and about this new procedure, click here.