sight restoration

sight restoration

A generic term for any procedure in which parts of the ocular apparatus are repaired, ranging in complexity from treating optical defects (e.g., corneal transplantations) to retinal neuroprosthetics.
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More than 127,000 patients have been screened and treated for eye health and more than 5,613 sight restoration surgeries have been performed.
International Sight Restoration Eye Banks has a truly modern eye bank in Florida, the only eye bank in the United States to boast certified ISO Class 5, 7, & 8 Clean Rooms.
Amir Amedi said that the human brain is more flexible than they thought and the findings give a lot of hope for the successful regaining of visual functions using cheap non-invasive SSDs or other invasive sight restoration approaches.
Based in northern California, Seva has been implementing sustainable blindness prevention and sight restoration programs for over 30 years.
ALTOGETHER 70 women have participated in the Fourth Annual Ladies' Golf Tournament to raise funds for a sight restoration programme titled 'Seeing is Believing' recently.
The newly-elected or appointed members of the 2010-2011 board include: Cynthia Reed, Executive Director, Iowa Lions Eye Bank-Vision Share, Iowa City, IA; Noel Mick, Director of Public and Professional Education, The Eye Bank for Sight Restoration, Inc.
This represented a sight restoration for every member of staff at the time.
Operation Eyesight Universal (OEU), a Canadian organization dedicated to eliminating avoidable blindness, recently announced it would spend $4 million in India in 2008 for sight restoration and blindness prevention activities.
Currently, wait times are focussed in five priority areas: cancer, cardiac, diagnostic imaging, joint replacement and sight restoration.
More than 900,000 transplants are performed in the United States each year, from skin grafts for burn victims to bone shafts for cancer patients to corneas for sight restoration.
So when a chance encounter with pioneering optical surgeon Dr Goodman spelled out the possibility of sight restoration, Mike thought before saying yes - for about a second.
But in 1944 ophthalmologist R Townley Paton founded the world's first transplant agency in New York and called it The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration (EBSR).