Restoration of Site in Geographic Atrophy Using a Photovoltaic Subretinal Prothesis

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate feasibility of restoration of central vision in patients with age-related macular degeneration using a wireless photovoltaic subretinal implant. In particular, to assess safety of sub- retinal implantation and quality of prosthetic vision in patients with geographic atrophy. MATERIAL-METHODS: A prospective study in 5 patients with visual acuity ≤20/400 due to geographic atrophy

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2019-09-12T20:11:34+02:00September 12th, 2019|Professional|

Prof. E. J. Chichilnisky

Sanford University (USA) E. J. Chichilnisky is Professor of Neurosurgery and Ophthalmology, in the Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory at Stanford University. His research is focused on how the retina processes visual information and transmits this information to the brain. A key area of interest is how the cellular circuitry of the retina performs the neural

2019-12-03T13:31:02+01:00September 9th, 2019|Scientific and Medical Advisors|

Prof. Jan van Meurs

Rotterdam Eye Hospital (Netherlands) In the Rotterdam Eye Hospital Jan van Meurs is director of the residency program, recently scientific advisor of the research institute, and in 2005 was appointed professor in Ophthalmology, specifically vitreoretinal surgery, at the Erasmus University. His research and experience in Ophthalmology spans across Australia, Indonesia, Curaçao, and USA. He has

2019-09-09T14:50:23+02:00September 9th, 2019|Scientific and Medical Advisors|

Prof. Andrea Cusumano

University of Rome (Italy) Prof. Andrea Cusumano is Research Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, APL Professor at the University of Bonn and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Weill Cornell Medical College of New York. As a vitreoretinal surgeon and expert in ultrastructural analysis, he is contributing to the implementation of

2019-09-09T14:49:18+02:00September 9th, 2019|Scientific and Medical Advisors, Uncategorized|

Dr. Mahi Muquit

Moorfields Eye Hospital (UK) Dr Mahi Muqit PhD FRCOphth is a Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital, and Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London. He has subspecialist expertise in complex cataract surgery, medical retina, and vitreoretinal surgery. He works with Helen Keller International (HKI) focused on training and setting

2019-09-09T14:48:08+02:00September 9th, 2019|Scientific and Medical Advisors|

Prof. Borja Corcostegui

IMO, Institute of Ocular Microsurgery (Spain) Co-founder and medical director of IMO (institute of Ocular Microsurgery), professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and director of the Scientific Board at the European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology (ESASO), Switzerland. Surgeon and ophthalmologist specialising in the retina: retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, AMD, intraocular tumours, uveitis,

2019-09-09T14:47:02+02:00September 9th, 2019|Scientific and Medical Advisors|

Dr. Yannick Le Mer

Fondation Adolphe de Rothschild Hospital (France) Yannick Le Mer is a renowned retina surgeon, Head of Vitreo-retinal Unit at Fondation Adolphe de Rothschild Hospital in Paris. Prior to that, he was Assistant Professor in Centre Hospitalier National d'Ophtalmologie des Quinze-Vingts from 1989-1992 as well as Chief of Staff in the Ophthalmology Department in CHU de

2019-12-03T13:32:07+01:00September 9th, 2019|Scientific and Medical Advisors|