Zoster Eye Disease Study (ZEDS): Important Study on Shingles of the Eye

The Zoster Eye Disease Study (ZEDS), supported by the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health, aims to determine the best treatment to reduce the complications of herpes zoster ophthalmicus, also referred to as shingles of the eye. Our goals are to have a diverse g

Genetic Susceptibility to Contact Lens Related Microbial Keratitis:

Microbial keratitis (MK), a bacterial infection affecting the cornea (the clear, dome-shaped window of the front of the eye), has remained an unsolved problem for over 30 years. Microbial keratitis is a complication of contact lens wear, leading to pain, discharge, redness and photoph

Leslie’s story

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Grand Rapids Ophthalmologist Receives Michigan Eye-Bank’s Shared Vision Award

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Michigan Eye-Bank is pleased to announce that Grand Rapids ophthalmologist David D. Verdier, M.D., has received a Shared Vision Award. This award, created in 2009, recognizes individuals, groups and organizations that have shown extraordinary support of the Eye-

New Doctor- Dr. Troy L. Fox

Specialties:  Medical management of glaucoma, cataracts, vision defects, and treatment of non-surgical eye diseases. Troy L. Fox, O.D. joined our practice in 2013. He is an optometrist, an optometric doctor (O.D.) licensed to examine eyes, diagnose and provide non-surgical treatment o

Doctors Give New Hope to Land Mine Victim

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (January 8, 2006) – Drs. Ann Renucci and Karl Siebert recently performed two surgeries to assist a young land-mine victim from El Salvador.  The patient, Mauricio Villacorta, is a 16-year-old boy who was working in a cornfield near his home in El Salvador, whe