Visual Prosthesis and Ophthalmic Devices

Visual Prosthesis and Ophthalmic Devices : New Hope in Sight

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This volume details the latest technology in treating eye injuries and infections. It provides insight into the most up-to-date and established treatment options. The volume focuses on what can currently be achieved with a variety of ocular prostheses as well as what the future holds. Coverage reviews issues such as intraocular lens implants, biocompatibility of materials, retinal implants, testing models, and software designs.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 15.49mm | 559g
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2007 ed.
  • 8 Tables, black and white; XII, 276 p.
  • 1627038949
  • 9781627038942

Table of contents

Visual Prosthetics and Ophthalmic Devices: New Hope in Sight

J Tombran-Tink, CJ Barnstable and J F Rizzo III (eds)


1. Introduction to Prosthetic retinas
Chader Gerald J.

2. Spatial - Temporal- and Contrast-Resolutions Obtainable with Retina-Implants
Eckhorn Reinhard

3. How to restore reading with visual prosthesis?
Sommerhalder Joerg

4. Subretinal Artificial Silicon RetinaI (ASRI) Microchip Implantation in Retinitis Pigmentosa
Chow Alan

5. Development of an Intraocular Retinal Prosthesis to Benefit the Visually Impaired
Liu Wentai, Sivaprakasam Mohanasankar, Wang Guoxing, Zhou Mingcui,. Weiland James D, Humayun Mark S.

6. Development of a Visual Prosthesis: A Review of the Field and a Snapshot of the Boston Retinal Implant Project
Rizzo III Joseph F., Snebold Laura, Kenney Monica

7. Minimal Invasive Retinal Implants (miRI) Project
Gerding Heinrich

8. A Retinal Implant System Based on Flexible Polymer Microelectrode Array for Electrical Stimulation
Seo Jongmo, Zhou Jingai, Kim Euitae, Koo Kyo-in, Ye Jang Hee, Kim Sung June,
Chung Hum, Dan Cho Dong-Il, Goo Yong Sook, Yu Young Suk

9. Electrode Architecture: Meeting the Challenge of the Retina-Electronic Interface
Johnson Lee J., Scribner Dean A.

10. Circuit designs that model the properties of the outer and inner retina
Zaghloul Kareem A., Boahen Kwabena

11. Visual Cortex and Extraocular Retinal Stimulation with Surface Electrode Arrays
Morley John W., Chowdhury Vivek, Coroneo Minas T.

12. Glaucoma Drainage Devices: Advances in Design and Surgical Techniques
Cullen Cheryl L.

13. The efficacy and safety of glaucoma drainage devices
Chew Paul, Wang Jenn-Chyuan

14. Pellucid Marginal Corneal Degeneration
Alio Jorge L., ShabayekMohamed H., Artola Alberto, El Saftawy Hany

15. Artisan Toric Lens Implantation for Correction of Postkeratoplasty Astigmatism
Nuijts Rud, Tahzib Nayyirih T.

16. Phakic Intraocular Lenses for the treatment of high myopia
Kalyvianaki Maria I., Kymionis George D., Pallikaris Ioannis G.

17. A Telescope Prosthetic Device for Patients with End-Stage AMD
Hudson Henry L.

18. The use of intracorneal ring segments for keratoconus
Kwitko Sergio
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