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CEI hosts students’ clinicals

Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) welcomes three students from the Mercy College of Ohio Ophthalmic Technology Program who have completed their fall semester courses and have started their clinical hours at CEI. Students must complete 488 clinical hours to complete the two-semester certificate program. The students will be working in various clinics throughout CEI-Blue Ash from January… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 9 2018
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“Happy Anniversary” to employees!

Congratulations to the employees celebrating their CEI work anniversaries in January! Kathy Ramsey celebrates 32 (!!) years with CEI. She works with Dr. Bell at the Anderson location. Also, congrats to Dr. Richard Roebuck (31 years), and Kim Mrusek (30 years)!   Click on the image to see more special anniversaries.    

  • Posted on: Jan 8 2018
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Be careful of champagne corks on New Year’s Eve

For many people, New Year’s Eve means celebrating with family and friends with champagne toasts. But champagne bottles that are not opened correctly could cause eye injuries if you get hit with a cork in the eye. To celebrate safely, here are some tips on opening a bottle of champagne correctly: Make sure sparkling wine… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 29 2017
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Take care of your eyes this winter

Now that winter is officially here, the dry heat circulating in homes and offices can cause dryness and irritation to your eyes. In the winter, dry eyes can cause problems for some people. Eye injuries can also occur in the winter months just as much as the summer. There are some easy ways to take… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 21 2017
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Military officers surprise CEI nurse with recognition of service

Bonnie Jones, LPN, counts veterans as some of her favorite patients at Cincinnati Eye Institute. “I just hug them and tell them thanks,” she said. “I love when they come because they share their stories with me, and I love to hear their stories.” Earlier this month, two Marines stopped by the Ambulatory Surgery Center… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 18 2017
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Avoid Toy-Related Eye Injuries This Season

  With the holidays in full swing, Cincinnati Eye Institute joins American Academy of Ophthalmology in reminding the public of certain safety guidelines when choosing the perfect gifts for the little ones in their lives. A number of recent studies have shown that some popular toy types are commonly associated with childhood eye injuries. These… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 4 2017
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Cincinnati Eye Institute Specialist Honored for Contributions in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery

Jeffrey Nerad, M.D., FACS, an ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery specialist at Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI), received the prestigious Lester T. Jones Surgical Anatomy Award at the annual American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) held in November in New Orleans, La. Dr. Nerad is considered an international expert in treating orbital diseases,… Read More »


Cincinnati Eye Institute Physician Honored for Contributions in Corneal Disease

Michael Nordlund, M.D., Ph.D., a cornea specialist at Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI), received the prestigious R. Townley Paton Award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual conference held in November in New Orleans, La. Dr. Nordlund is an ophthalmic surgeon specializing in corneal and ocular surface disease, cataracts and refractive surgery. In addition to his… Read More »


CEI Tech Trainers Present at Annual Meeting in New Orleans

Several Cincinnati Eye Institute Certified Ophthalmic Assistants (COAs) and tech trainers will present at the 45th annual Continuing Education Program sponsored by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology and the Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology. The program will be held in New Orleans and is a premier event in eye care… Read More »



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