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Can Hyaluronan Cure Dry Eye Disease?

Hyaluronan, long known as a miracle cure for wrinkles, is being studied at the University of Houston College of Optometry as a possible prevention for dry eye disease. After a discovery in the lab, there's good reason to think it will work.

Vivien Coulson-Thomas, associate professor of optometry, has been awarded a $1.6 million grant by the National Eye Institute to examine the role of hyaluronan to cure dry eye disease.

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From Role Models to Mentors, UH College of Optometry Discuss Women in Eye Care

White Coat Ceremony 2022

The College of Optometry held its second panel discussion for "Women In Optometry" led by second and third-year students, Rachel Lootens, Class of 2025; Alexis Temple, Class of 2025 and Gabrielle Brending, Class of 2024, with faculty members Dr. Jung-Sun Kim, clinical assistant professor; Dr. Lisa Ostrin, associate professor and Dr. Maria Walker, assistant professor.

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University of Houston College of Optometry Welcomes Next Generation of Future Eye Doctors

White Coat Ceremony 2022

An annual tradition signifying one's start to their professional health care career, the College of Optometry welcomed 100 individuals from the class of 2026 at Thursday's white coat ceremony in orientation week.

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