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UAMS Eye Patient: To See Again is Phenomenal

June 25, 2018 | Each visit to UAMS to see cornea surgeon David Warner, M.D., is a joyous occasion for Cindy Jones. That’s because with each visit in the year-long recovery after her cornea transplant, her vision improves. “Each time it was better and better,” said Jones. Jones, 44, has had a lifetime of vision [...]

UAMS Med Student Starts Lifetime Goal with Nonprofit

March 5, 2018 | There is a bulletin board in John Musser’s apartment with a big number on it: 50,000. That’s the number of eyes the first-year UAMS medical student would like to save in his lifetime. “That’s my dream,” said Musser. “I just want to help anyone who wouldn’t have an opportunity otherwise.” Musser [...]

By | 2018-03-05T15:52:44+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Jones Eye Home Page, Student, University News|0 Comments

Vietnam Vet, Now Ophthalmologist, Recounts Years as POW

Feb. 15, 2018 | F. Harold Kushner was four months into his deployment as an Army flight surgeon in the Vietnam War when a driving rainstorm caused the helicopter he and three other soldiers occupied to crash into the side of a mountain in the middle of enemy territory. The pilot was killed on impact. [...]

By | 2018-02-15T16:37:02+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Jones Eye Home Page, University News|0 Comments

Little Rock Woman Wins Battle to Keep Her Vision

Jan. 25, 2018 | Maintaining her vision while three rival eye conditions attempt to steal it away is a battle, but it’s one Pamela Morehart is able to win thanks to the UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute. “We have a blessing in the Jones Eye Institute at UAMS,” said Morehart. First, there’s the [...]

Alicia Baird Named Chair of UAMS Department of Ophthalmic Technologies

Feb. 21, 2017 | Alicia Baird has been named chair of the Department of Ophthalmic Technologies in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Health Professions. She will also serve as director of the Bachelor of Science in Ophthalmic Medical Technology degree program. She began Feb. 1 and comes to UAMS from [...]

By | 2017-02-21T15:21:02+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Jones Eye Home Page, News Release|0 Comments