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Near-fatal injuries inspire Bob Woodruff to help veterans coming home

October 24, 2014

CHICAGO — Vision impairment is only one of Bob Woodruff’s lasting sequelae after living through near-fatal injuries from a roadside bomb explosion in Iraq almost 9 years ago.

The effects of traumatic brain injury have been long-lasting since the ABC News journalist was injured, but he has been recovering steadily. He continues to regain language skills lost to aphasia and manage limited field of vision in both eyes.

“It’s been a long, long road,” Woodruff said at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting in a special presentation intended to highlight the needs of persons living in the aftermath of traumatic brain injury.

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Allergan president looks to future in ophthalmology

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CHICAGO — Douglas J. Ingram, president of Allergan, discusses the company's products at the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
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Surgeon gives pearls for complicated cataract surgery

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Measurement of Pupil Center Shift in Refractive Surgery Candidates With Caucasian Eyes Using Infrared Pupillometry

Journal of Refractive Surgery, October 2014, Volume 30 Issue 10
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Ocular Nutrition in Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD): Applying Key Concepts to Practice

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb

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Allergan president looks to future in ophthalmology

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