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                                                                                                                                       Envisioning innovation                                                    Envisioning a new generation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of outstanding doctors
                                                                                                                                       Sometimes today’s standard care isn’t enough to meet a patient’s
                                                                                                                                       needs. That’s why YEC conducts a growing number of clinical trials        The Yale-New Haven Hospital Residency Program, under the
                                                                                                                                       involving state-of-the-art medicines, drug delivery devices, and newly
                                                                                                                                       designed inventions from federal and industry sponsors. John J.
                                                                                                                                       Huang, MD, is the director of clinical research for the department.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 direction of C. Robert Bernardino, MD, is committed to preparing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 leaders in ophthalmology and vision science. We offer residents a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Realizing The Vision
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 unique combination of autonomy and faculty support. Our resident
                                                                                                                                       Virtually every subspecialty is engaged in clinical research, offering    physicians rotate between a broad spectrum of practice settings,
                                                                                                                                       patients with a broad range of diagnoses access to leading-edge           including a Veteran’s Administration facility, a community health
                                                                                                                                       treatments. We are:                                                                                                                                  Discovery and Clinical Innovation at Yale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 center, a program in the Bahamas and the Yale Eye Center itself.
                                                                                                                                       • the developers of a new glaucoma drainage implant.                      Our faculty’s commitment to education extends to select fellowships
                                                                                                                                         The device, pioneered by M. Bruce Shields, MD, is currently             in several subspecialty areas. A one-year glaucoma fellowship draws
                                                                                                                                         being studied internationally.                                          on Yale’s longstanding expertise in this field. A two-year vitreo-
                                                                                                                                       • a leading Connecticut clinical trials center testing new drugs          retinal fellowship allows for mentoring by clinicians with broad
                                                                                                                                         to treat macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.                 specializations, including uveitis and ocular oncology. This year
                                                                                                                                       • an NIH-supported clinical site investigating whether                    we are adding a two-year ophthalmic plastics fellowship to take
                                                                                                                                         high dose vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids are beneficial in            advantage of faculty expertise in this area. Residents and fellows have
                                                                                                                                         macular degeneration (AREDSII).                                         ample opportunities to participate in faculty scholarship and complete
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 independent research projects.
                                                                                                                                       Other clinical and translational research efforts include:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 continuing medical education
                                                                                                                                       • a study of the relationship between childhood obesity and eye           Our faculty has a long history of contributing to local, national and
                                                                                                                                         problems;                                                               international symposiums. We offer a robust clinical conference series
                                                                                                                                       • laboratory investigations of neuroprotection / neuroregeneration in     calendar, the details of which may be found on the enclosed insert
                                                                                                                                         animal models of glaucoma;                                              and at
                                                                                                                                       • a clinical trial of chemotherapy for ocular melanoma to increase the
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                                                                                                                                         survival rate of these patients;
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                                                                                                                                       • exploration of nanotechnology’s potential to better localize and
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                                                                                                                                         release drugs.
                                                         Spectral domain OCT technology
                                                         depicting RNFL thickness map
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                                                                                                                                       It remains the mission of YEC to carry out leading-edge translational
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                                                                                                                                       research, thereby continuing our history of groundbreaking discoveries.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Yale Eye Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       A   PRACTICE   OF   THE   YA L E   MEDICAL   GROUP
                                                                                 Envisioning extraordinary care                                          Envisioning superior service                                                                                Envisioning a team dedicated to excellence
                                                                                 for children                                                            We are committed to delivering outstanding patient-centered care                                            The individual expertise and
                                                                                 A child with serious eye disease needs a compassionate pediatric-       in a manner that’s efficient and maximizes patient satisfaction.                                            inter-subspecialty collaborative
                                                                                 trained ophthalmologist with expertise. In addition, the child          The new departmental Clinical Practice Committee (CPC), led by                                              practice of our clinicians
                                                                                                                      needs specialized equipment        Hylton Mayer, MD, and Jimmy Lee, MD, promotes patient care                                                  distinguishes the clinical care
                                                                                                                      for accurate diagnosis and/        and safety while minimizing wait time. The aim of the committee                                             at the YEC. Our leadership in
                                                                                                                      or successful treatment. At        is to create a practice environment wherein patients consistently                                           translational research provides
                                                                                                                      the YEC, we offer both, and                                                                                                                    patients access to innovative
                                                                                                                                                         experience positive interactions with our physicians and staff.
                                                                                                                      this combination is inspiring                                                                                                                  treatments often before they
                                                                                                                                                         The CPC has already garnered an impressive list of achievements                                             become widely available.
                                                                                                                      our colleagues to send more
                                                                                                                      children with complex eye          including improved responsiveness of patient communication,
                                                                                                                      problems here every day.           elimination of patient care bottlenecks, and enhanced patient
                                                                                                                                                         scheduling. In patient satisfaction surveys, 95 percent of the                                              comprehensive eye                         neuro-ophthalmology
                                                                                 Last year, nearly 3,000 children were seen at the YEC, an                                                                                                                           Susan H. Forster, md                      Thomas J. Walsh, md
                                                                                                                                                         respondents say they are likely to recommend our services. As
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Hylton R. Mayer, md
                                                                                 increase of more than 1,000 over the previous year. Some were           evidence, the department has increased surgical numbers by 200                                              Aryan Shayegani, md                       ocular oncology
                                                                                 premature infants at risk of retinal detachment, impaired vision,       percent and experienced this growth across all clinical subspecialty                                        Vanessa A. Tarud, od                      Miguel A. Materin, md
                                                                                 or even blindness. Daniel J. Salchow, MD, director of pediatric         areas. Maintaining and raising the standards of quality care during
                                                                                 ophthalmology for Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, is                this period of expansion has been a goal shared by all physicians                                           cataract                                  ophthalmic pathology
                                                                                 an expert in amblyopia/strabismus and cataract surgery. Our             and staff.                                                                                                  Jimmy K. Lee, md                          John H. Sinard, md, phd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Hylton R. Mayer, md
                     james c. tsai, MD, MBA, FACS                                specialists in cornea and external disease, glaucoma, ocular                                                                                                                                                                  ophthalmic plastic and orbital
                     Robert R. Young Professor and Chairman                      oncology, oculoplasics and vitreoretinal diseases also see many         YEC welcomes outstanding                                                                                    Aryan Shayegani, md
                     Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
                     Chief of Ophthalmology, Yale-New Haven Hospital             young patients at the YEC. Our superb credentials and experience,       physicians to our practice                                                                                  contact lens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               C. Robert Bernardino, md, facs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        tear off along perforation
                                                                                 combined with resources like a dedicated pediatric waiting room                                                                                                                     Vanessa A. Tarud, od
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               pediatric ophthalmology
                                                                                 and custom exam rooms in the YEC and operating rooms at Yale-           james e. kempton, md                                                                                                                                  and strabismus
                                                                                 New Haven Children’s Hospital, create an ideal environment to
                                                                                                                                                                          Assistant Professor, Director of the Retina Service                                        cornea and external disease               Daniel J. Salchow, md
On behalf of the many dedicated physicians, researchers, and staff                                                                                                        (Veteran’s Administration Health Center) and Associate                                     Paul A. Gaudio, md
at the Yale Eye Center (YEC), I would like to acknowledge our                    meet the clinical, physical, and social needs of children.                               Program Director, Ophthalmology Residency Program                                          Jimmy K. Lee, md                          refractive surgery
steadfast commitment to providing each patient with the highest                                                                                                           MD: Ohio State University College of Medicine                                              Aryan Shayegani, md                       Jimmy K. Lee, md
quality patient-centered care. We are achieving this level of service            for cancer patients                                                                      Residency: Yale School of Medicine
                                                                                 Cancers of the eye are rare and so is a multispecialty program                           Fellowship: Yale School of Medicine, Vitreo-retinal                                        glaucoma
every day by:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  retina and vitreous
                                                                                 equipped to diagnose and treat them. YEC recruited Miguel                                Clinical and research interests: Vitreo-retinal disease and                                Nils A. Loewen, md, phd                   Ron A. Adelman, md, mph, facs
• Providing the most qualified and compassionate clinicians and                  Materin, MD, an internationally recognized ocular oncology              laser surgery; a systems approach in the delivery of medical education                                      Hylton R. Mayer, md                       John J. Huang, md
  staff to offer the highest level of specialized care;                                                                                                                                                                                                              M. Bruce Shields, md                      James E. Kempton, md
                                                                                                                        expert, to lead such a team      nils a. loewen, md, phd                                                                                     James C. Tsai, md, mba, facs
                                                                                                                        and provide comprehensive                                                                                                                                                              Miguel A. Materin, md
• Utilizing state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic technology                                                                                                        Assistant Professor, Glaucoma and Anterior Segment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Kathleen M. Stoessel, md
  in our clinical and surgical facilities;                                                                              care for malignant and                            MD: Medical School of the Albert-Ludwig-University of                                      low vision
                                                                                                                        benign tumors of the eye.                         Freiburg, Germany                                                                          David W. Parke, md
• Rapidly bringing medical innovation to patients via our                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      uveitis and ocular immunology
                                                                                                                                                                          Residency: Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern                                       Erin J. Anderson, od
  leading-edge translational research;                                                                                  Dr. Materin has a specific                                                                                                                                                             I. Willard Abrahams, md, dsc
                                                                                                                                                                          University, Chicago, IL
                                                                        john sinard

                                                                                                                        interest and experience in the                                                                                                                                                         Paul A. Gaudio, md
• Developing comprehensive and groundbreaking educational                                                                                                                 Fellowship: Molecular Medicine Program, Mayo College
                                                                                                                        diagnosis and treatment of                                                                                                                                                             John J. Huang, md
  programs featuring world-renowned clinicians and scientists.                                                                                                            of Medicine, Rochester, MN and Hamilton Glaucoma
                                                                                                                        retinoblastoma and choroidal     Center, Shiley Eye Center, University of California, San Diego, CA
We are excited about the development of our innovative                           melanoma in children and adults, respectively.                          Clinical and research interests: Glaucoma and cataract surgery, novel
                                                                                                                                                         glaucoma surgeries, complex anterior segment surgery; gene therapy of
multidisciplinary programs to provide extraordinary care to
                                                                                 His clinical team includes Yale physician specialists in adult and      glaucoma, repopulation dynamics of the outflow tract, lentiviral vectors
children and cancer patients. The recent investment in our
                                                                                 pediatric oncology, cytogenetics, ophthalmic pathology, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Yale Eye Center
clinical, research, and educational programs has made it easier                                                                                          miguel a. materin, md                                                                                                       A   PRACTICE   OF   THE   YA L E   MEDICAL   GROUP

                                                                                 radiation oncology, as well as our own C. Robert Bernardino,                           Assistant Professor, Director of Ocular Oncology
for Yale physicians to do what they do best—deliver exceptional,                                                                                                                                                                                                     40 Temple Street, Suites 3A and 3B · New Haven, Connecticut 06510
                                                                                 MD, a noted expert in oculoplastics and orbital surgery. Together,                     MD: University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
compassionate, and individualized care. With these bold
                                                                                 they offer leading-edge treatments to save lives and preserve vision.                  Residency: Santa Lucia Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
initiatives, the Yale Eye Center is emerging as a leading center of                                                                                                                                                                                                  203.785.2020 appointments                 For more information and our
                                                                                 Adult and pediatric patients are seen at the Temple Street location,                   Fellowship in Ocular Oncology: Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas
excellence in all aspects of ophthalmic care.                                                                                                                           Jefferson University                                                                         800.395.7949 out of area                  newest developments, please
                                                                                 in Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital and at the new Smilow                                                                                                                         203.737.2181 fax                          visit
                                                                                                                                                                        Clinical and research interests: Melanoma and
                                                                                 Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven.                                                     retinoblastoma; early detection and treatment of ocular
                                                                                                                                                         tumors, systemic cancers and ocular complications, role of cytogenetics in
                                                                                                                                                         ocular oncology, diagnostic and treatment methods for eye malignancies

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