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Dr. Henry Klassen

FDA greenlights UC Irvine clinical trial of treatment for blinding disease

A first-of-its-kind stem cell-based treatment for retinitis pigmentosa developed by UC Irvine’s Dr. Henry Klassen, Dr. Jing Yang and colleagues has received consent from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for use in a clinical trial.

The new Gavin Herbert Eye Institutes opens to patients Sept. 17, 2013

A vision realized in the new Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

A vision realized in the new Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

Miniature telescope inserted in a UC Irvine patient's eye restores central vision

Eye telescope restores sight in macular degeneration patients

Two UC Irvine eye surgeons are the first in Orange County to implant miniature telescopes in the eyes of patients with end-stage age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness among older Americans.

UC Irvine ophthalmologist Dr. Roger Steinert is a pioneer in eye surgery

Perfecting vision

UC Irvine ophthalmologist Dr. Roger Steinert has led nation in perfecting surgical techniques to improve patients' vision for more than 25 years. 

Dr. Henry Klassen and others

Setting his sights on a cure

Dr. Henry Klassen is finding success with a stem cell-based treatment for retinitis pigmentosa

Drs. Marjan Farid and Sumit Garg

Vision quest

Refractive surgeons Marjan Farid and Sumit Garg at UC Irvine's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute use advanced laser technology and superior skill to restore good sight to aging eyes.

Dr Linda Lippa with medical students

Gazing into Cleo's eyes

UC Irvine ophthalmology professor Linda Lippa has created an ingenious device that teaches medical students to recognize diseases of the eye. Such training had gone out of fashion at medical schools around the country.