Welcome to InSight

Message from the Chair

Welcome to the Summer 2021 edition of the Department of Ophthalmology InSight Newsletter.

Russ Van Gelder



Seeing the Retina in Action in Health and Disease

     The human visual system is an exceptional machine, within which the retina is quite literally the window to the external world.




Clinical Spotlight: COVID-19

Ophthalmology Clinics at the University of Washington Adapting Safety Measures

At the very beginning of the epidemic, faculty members Dr. Yewlin Chee and Dr. Dawn Yang designed and built slit-lamp shields to provide additional safety for patients and providers.

Slit Lamp



Education Spotlight: Zoom-ing Through the Year 

Resident Class of 2021

Zoom Residents


Announcing Three New Endowed Faculty Positions

Ophthalmology has appointed three new endowed faculty positions

New Faculty Positions