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Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation for Argus II research

Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation for Argus II research
May 23, 2016

Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD, received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama on May 19, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Humayun, of USC Roski Eye Institute, was recognized for his role in developing the Argus II retinal prosthesis (Second Sight), which restores functional vision in patients with retinitis pigmentosa.

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BLOG: Plan a practice ‘makeover,’ part 1

May 23, 2016
Any reader, male or female, is familiar with the concept of a “makeover,” a small number of superficial revisions that work with a person’s naturally…
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OCT angiography with projection resolution algorithm quantifies retinal vessel density

May 23, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Using OCT angiography and a novel “projection resolution and reflectance compensation” algorithm to remove artifact and…
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VIDEO: Reverse side cuts with femtosecond laser enable better self-sealing of primary incision during cataract surgery

May 23, 2016
NEW ORLEANS —At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, discusses study results evaluating reverse side cuts using the…
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VIDEO: Antonio Scarpa SOI Medal Lecturer focuses on future of laser cataract surgery

May 23, 2016
MILAN — At OSN Italy, Burkhard Dick, MD, PhD, the Antonio Scarpa Italian Society of Ophthalmology Medal Lecturer, focused his talk on the current status and future of…
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Comparative Evaluation of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness After Conventional Brilliant Blue Assisted Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling Versus Brilliant Blue Selective Staining Using Whole Blood in Macular Hole Surgery

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, May 2016, Volume 47 Issue 5
To evaluate retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness after conventional brilliant blue (BB) assisted macular hole…
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New Treatment Paradigms for Diabetic Retinopathy: Current Status and Applications for Practice

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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VIDEO: Surgeon discusses benefits of the IC-8 IOL

May 19, 2016
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