USC Department of Ophthalmology
1450 San Pablo Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033-4682
Phone: (323) 442-6335
Phone: (800) USC-CARE
The Vision Center
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
4650 Sunset Blvd. MS#88
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: (323) 361-2347
Phone: (877) 245-2393
Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, University Professor &
The USC Department of Ophthalmology and The Vision Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles continue to be ranked among the top 10 ophthalmology programs in the country by both U.S. News & World Report and Ophthalmology Times. The program's leading-edge research has resulted in 22 patents. The innovative "retina chip," designed to restore sight to patients with blinding retinal disorders, has been developed at USC. In 2012, the department was third in the country in the rankings of eye institutes and eye departments receiving research funding from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health.
Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean Carmen A. Puliafito has received the 2012 António Champalimaud Vision Award for the invention and development of optical coherence tomography (OCT), imaging technology that has revolutionized the practice of ophthalmology.
Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, internationally known for his work on the Argus II artificial retina implant intended to restore sight to the blind, has been named the inaugural director of the USC Eye Institute.
Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean Carmen A. Puliafito, M.D., M.B.A., has won the Los Angeles County Medical Association’s Innovation Award for Technology.
People who carry a genetic mutation associated with Alzheimer’s disease may develop the disease three years earlier than expected, according to a new study from Keck Medicine of USC.
A group of more than 20 students from private and public high schools throughout the Los Angeles area dug in to intensive science projects as part of a new program based at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
A special dinner held on June 26 at Keck School Dean Carmen A. Puliafito's home celebrated the graduation of the school's retina fellows.
Showing that the reputation of the Keck School of Medicine of USC is well regarded in the national medical community, three top doctors in their fields have been recruited for prestigious chairmanships at other institutions.
Newly appointed associate vice president for USC Health Sciences Public Relations and Marketing and senior associate dean of the Keck School of Medicine will provide leadership to help grow and strengthen the visibility and reputation of the entire Keck Medicine enterprise.