Department of Ophthalmology

In the News

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.


July 2016 - Aaron Miller, MD (Class of 2005) was featured on the homepage of the website of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in a story about one of his patients whom he diagnosed with Marfan's Syndrome. Here's the story.


June 2016 - Kent L. Anderson, MD PhD, 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. Anderson!