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Resident using EyeSi simulator
Hands-on simulation training

Cataract surgery requires a delicate hand and years of practice to perfect, but a simulated surgical experience offered to residents in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences helps the next generation of surgeons.

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  • 100%
    of Division of Medical Laboratory Sciences students are employed or enrolled in graduate school
  • 60+
    research labs in our facility
  • 100%
    of our graduate students finish with at least one first author publication

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