Professor Andrea Cusumano, an ophthalmologist, presents a microchip PRIMA from Pixium Vision, that is now in clinical trials, capable to restore some visual perception to those with severe central vision loss from atrophic dry Age-related Macular Degeneration.
The 124th congress of the French Society of Ophthalmology will take place from Saturday 5 to Tuesday 8 May 2018 inclusive, at the Palais des Congrès in Paris. The French Society of Ophthalmology (SFO) is an Association whose aim is the study of all scientific problems affecting vision.
ARVO 2018 ANNUAL MEETING – Stand strong for science: Stand for strong vision science APRIL 29 – May 3 HONOLULU, HAWAII
The Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) is the largest gathering of eye and vision researchers in the world, attracting over 11,000 attendees from more than 75 countries. In a rapidly changing world, eye and vision researchers are emerging from the lab and the clinic to engage the public, patients and policymakers regarding the sight-saving work that we do and the benefits it brings to our societies. Our passion for our work and commitment to evidence-based science and medicine empower these conversations as they occur around the world.
Tiny, light-sensitive chips developed by Stanford researchers could one day restore sight to the blind
Millions of people are slowly losing their vision to diseases of the retina, such as age-related macular degeneration. Now, a device more than a decade in the making may help some of them see again.