UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds-POS Guest Speaker - Norah S. Lincoff, MD - Neuro Ophthalmology

Dr. Lincoff is a Professor, in the Department of Neurology, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.  She is a neuro-ophthalmologist with a primary clinical interest in optic neuropathy and vasculitis. She sees a full range of neuroophthalmologic conditions, but specializes in adult autoimmune optic neuropathy syndromes, diplopia, headache, and multiple sclerosis (MS). Her main research interests include preventative treatment trials for autoimmune optic neuropathies and neuroprotection. Dr. Lincoff presents annually at national and international conferences regarding MS and the use of ocular coherence tomography and imaging specific to her field. She is also involved in the “Hopeful Ways Nicaragua Eye Care Mission Project,” an annual medical mission to Nicaragua to prevent blindness. Working together with a group of medical professionals, local interpreters and Peace Corps volunteers, the project provides free vision care to over 2,600 patients a year