Artificial Sight: Basic Research, Biomedical Engineering, by Mark S. Humayun, James D. Weiland, Gerald Chader, Elias PDF

By Mark S. Humayun, James D. Weiland, Gerald Chader, Elias Greenbaum

ISBN-10: 0387493298

ISBN-13: 9780387493299

ISBN-10: 038749331X

ISBN-13: 9780387493312

Artificial sight is a frontier quarter of modern ophthalmology combining the multidisciplinary skills of surgical ophthalmology, biomedical engineering, organic physics, and psychophysical trying out. Many medical, engineering, and surgical demanding situations needs to be surmounted earlier than frequent useful functions might be learned. The aim of Artificial Sight is to summarize the state of the art study during this fascinating zone, and to explain the various current approaches and tasks which could aid sufferers in a scientific environment.

The Editors are lively researchers within the fields of man-made sight, biomedical engineering and organic physics. they've got bought quite a few specialist awards and popularity for his or her paintings. the unreal sight staff on the Doheny Eye Institute, led via Dr. Mark Humayun, is a global chief during this sector of biomedical engineering and medical research.

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  • Introduces and assesses the cutting-edge for a huge viewers of biomedical engineers, biophysicists, and medical researchers
  • Describes advances in microelectronics, microfabrication, surgical implantation, and psychophysical trying out of visible prostheses
  • Outlines the promise of synthetic sight and the demanding situations that needs to be met

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By Mark S. Humayun, James D. Weiland, Gerald Chader, Elias Greenbaum

ISBN-10: 0387493298

ISBN-13: 9780387493299

ISBN-10: 038749331X

ISBN-13: 9780387493312

Artificial sight is a frontier quarter of modern ophthalmology combining the multidisciplinary skills of surgical ophthalmology, biomedical engineering, organic physics, and psychophysical trying out. Many medical, engineering, and surgical demanding situations needs to be surmounted earlier than frequent useful functions might be learned. The aim of Artificial Sight is to summarize the state of the art study during this fascinating zone, and to explain the various current approaches and tasks which could aid sufferers in a scientific environment.

The Editors are lively researchers within the fields of man-made sight, biomedical engineering and organic physics. they've got bought quite a few specialist awards and popularity for his or her paintings. the unreal sight staff on the Doheny Eye Institute, led via Dr. Mark Humayun, is a global chief during this sector of biomedical engineering and medical research.

Key Features

  • Introduces and assesses the cutting-edge for a huge viewers of biomedical engineers, biophysicists, and medical researchers
  • Describes advances in microelectronics, microfabrication, surgical implantation, and psychophysical trying out of visible prostheses
  • Outlines the promise of synthetic sight and the demanding situations that needs to be met

Show description

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7. Alamouti B, Funk J. Retinal thickness decreases with age: an OCT study. Br J Ophthalmol 2003; 87(7):899–901. 8. Majji AB, Humayun MS, Weiland JD, et al. Long-term histological and electrophysiological results of an inactive epiretinal electrode array implantation in dogs. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1999; 40(9):2073–81. 9. Guven D, Weiland JD, Fujii G, et al. Long-term stimulation by active epiretinal implants in normal and RCD1 dogs. J Neural Eng 2005; 2(1):S65–73. 10. Palmberg P. Diabetic retinopathy.

The ocular anatomy can accommodate artificial implants. Ophthalmic surgery provides access to all parts of the eye, although size limitations for scleral incisions will restrict intravitreal implant sizes. Incurable retinal diseases mandate that we seek cures outside traditional medical practice. The diseases primarily afflict the outer retina, so the inner retina can be artificially activated to produce the perception of light. The remainder of the chapter will review the various implementations of retinal prosthetic systems.

Jones BW, Marc RE. Retinal remodeling during retinal degeneration. Exp Eye Res 2005; 81(2):123–37. 36. Jones BW, Watt CB, Frederick JM, et al. Retinal remodeling triggered by photoreceptor degenerations. J Comp Neurol 2003; 464(1):1–16. 37. Marc RE, Jones BW. Retinal remodeling in inherited photoreceptor degenerations. Mol Neurobiol 2003; 28(2):139–47. 38. Marc RE, Jones BW, Watt CB, Strettoi E. Neural remodeling in retinal degeneration. Prog Retin Eye Res 2003; 22(5):607–55. 39. Potts AM, Inoue J.

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