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2014

April – Framingham Office Opens in larger office space

February – Optometric Service moves to new space on Biewend 11

January – Two News Book Published with New England Eye Center Physicians as Authors.

 

2013

December – Comprehensive Ophthalmology Service opens on Biewend 11

October – Vision Research Labs has findings published in PLOS ONE

September – Thirty Years at Tufts Medical Center for NEEC's Eli Peli, MSc, OD -- champion of low-vision services

July – Reflections in Memory of Dr. Varant Hagopian

June – 10-day Mission to Ghana by NEEC Director supports Unite for Sight and enhances retina care and treatments

May – Free Screening Clinics supported by NEEC physicians for Mass. Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

March - Watertown office is opened

 

2012

May 30, 2012 –Three New England Eye Center Physician-Researchers Ranked among Top 75 worldwide in Microsoft Academic's Top Authors In Ophthalmology.

February 09, 2012 – New England Eye Center Retina Fellow J. Sonya Bryant, MD, has been selected to represent The Retina Society in the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Ambassador Program. She will attend the AAO Midyear Forum in Washington, DC, April 25-28, 2012 as a guest of the organizations.

 

2011

August 31, 2011 – New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center Researchers and Collaborators Around the World Find Two New Genetic Clues to Development of Macular Degeneration.

August 31, 2011 – Twin Study Shows Lifestyle, Diet Can Significantly Influence Course of Macular Degeneration Among Individuals With The Same Genetic Susceptibility.

February 10, 2011 – Johanna Seddon MD to be a featured speaker at free vision seminar March 5 at Harvard Medical School. Renowned expert will explain latest developments in treating age-related macular degeneration and related diseases.

 

2010

December 10, 2010 – New England Eye Center doctors named as Boston Magazine's Top Doctors for 5th Year In a Row!

October 13, 2010 – Prestigious Journal of the AMA Highlights Dr. Seddon’s Discoveries about AMD

June 22, 2010 – Research to Prevent Blindness Awards $100,000/Yr Grant to New England Eye Center – Grant to Support Research and Treatments for Preventing Eye Disease and Blindness

March 23, 2010 – Dr. Eli Peli, OD, MSc, FAAO, New England Eye Center’s Director of the Vision Rehabilitation Service, is the recipient of the 2010 Otto Schade prize from the Society for Information Display (SID).

February 23, 2010 – Ophthalmology residents, medical students and practicing ophthalmologists studying eye microsurgery at New England Eye Center and Tufts University School of Medicine will be using one of the latest, most sophisticated tools from Alcon Inc. – the INFINITI® Vision System with OZil®.

February 19, 2010 – Military Assistance Program from New England Eye Center – Soldiers get chance for better vision through LASIK program

February 19, 2010 – First Responders (Police, Fire and EMS peronnel) can achieve better vision through New England Eye Center LASIK program

February 8, 2010 – New England Eye Center Investigator Awarded Medical Student Research Fellowship from ‘Research to Prevent Blindness’ – Varsha Manjunath doing OCT research at New England Eye Center

January 26, 2010 – Doctors Across U.S. Teamed Up in Boston to Educate Local Sports Teams, Doctors and Other Sports-Related Medical Professionals – Focus was on Education, Diagnosis and Treatment of Sports Vision Injuries

January 25, 2010 – Dr. Eli Peli, OD, MSc, FAAO, New England Eye Center’s Director of the Vision Rehabilitation Service, is the recipient of the 2009 William Feinbloom award from the American Academy of Optometry.

 

2009

December, 2009 – New England Eye Center doctors named as Boston Magazine's Top Doctors: Jay S. Duker, MD and Thomas R. Hedges, III, MD

Sept. 15, 2009 – Laser Treatment for Vision Loss from Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion is Safer than Corticosteroid Injections. Study shows that Laser Treatment is both safer and equally effective.

Sept. 15, 2009 - New Treatment Found to Reduce Vision Loss from Central Retinal Vein Occlusion. Eye injections of corticosteroid medication may improve patients’ vision.

Sept. 1, 2009 – New England Eye Center Acquires Framingham Ophthalmology Practice

Summer/Fall 2009– “Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Retinal Vascular Diseases 2009: An Intensive Review” will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2009. Contact Stephanie Dunn at sdunn@tuftsmedicalcenter.org for more details.

June 25 –Dan Landmann, M.D. a senior resident at New England Eye Center at Tufts Medical Center is the recipient of the 2009 Massachusetts Medical Society's Information Technology Award.

June 20 – Tufts Eye Alumni Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2009. Contact Stephanie Dunn at sdunn@tuftsmedicalcenter.org for more details.

March 15 , 2009 – Tufts/NEEC Scientist Wins First Place Prize in Biennial ARVO/AFER-Merk Innovative Ophthalmology Research Awards

 

2008

July 08 , 2008 – Brazilian Doctors Sponsored by RSI at New England Eye Center; Drs. Dinorah and Castro recipients of RSI sponsorship grant

June 30 , 2008 – FDA Approves Crystalens HD™for use in US – Fourth Generation accommodating intraocular lens (IOL)

March 25 , 2008 – Sailor Wins New England Eye Center "Shot-In-The-Dark" Promo at Boston Celtics Basketball Game - During Vision Awareness Week; Wins LASIK surgery

March 24 , 2008 – New England Eye Center Hosts Third Annual Vision Awareness Week with events at Floating Hospital and Boston Celtics Games

 

2007

December, 2007 – New England Eye Center at St. Elizabeth's helps Scouts Aid Iraq Troops by sending Moisturizing Eyedrops

November, 2007 – Boston Magazine Names 5 New England Eye Center Ophthalmologists in its Annual Best Doctors Lists

June, 2007 – Dr. Panjwani Receives $90,000 Glaucoma Research Grant from the National Glaucoma Research (NGR), a program of the American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF)