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Support the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and the Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute

Support the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and the Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute

The University of Nebraska Medical Center's trajectory to be a national leader in ophthalmic education, treatment, and research, was established long ago. Today, the Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute, home to the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is transforming vision care in Omaha, in Nebraska, and beyond!

This magnificent clinical facility opened in May 2013. It features the latest in specialized care and diagnostic medicine including an advanced Diagnostic Center, the Carl Camras Center for Innovative Clinical Trials in Ophthalmology, and the Ocular Imaging Research and Reading Center. The Truhlsen Eye Institute is a vital resource to people suffering from blinding eye diseases such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, corneal dystrophies, uveitis and other ocular inflammatory diseases. 

What few people realize is that by the year 2020 age-related eye diseases is estimated to increase by 30 percent in the U.S.!  The Truhlsen Eye Institute enables the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences to educate the next generation of eye specialists, expected to double over the next 10 years, and provides the means to keep private ophthalmologist in local communities up-to-date on the most advanced surgical techniques. We welcome your commitment and support.


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Karen Levin

Karen Levin

College of Medicine, College of Public Health
402-502-4921 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
klevin@nufoundation.org
Karen has been with the foundation since 2007. She has a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from the University of Missouri. She raises funds for the UNMC College of Public Health and College of Medicine. She says, "Our donors care about education, students and Nebraska. I enjoy facilitating their philanthropic desire to help others."

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