Visual Prosthesis and Ophthalmic Devices - New Hope in Sight

by: Joyce Tombran-Tink, Colin J. Barnstable, Joseph F. Rizzo

Humana Press, 2007

ISBN: 9781597454490 , 276 Pages

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Visual Prosthesis and Ophthalmic Devices - New Hope in Sight


 

PREFACE

6

CONTENTS

8

CONTRIBUTORS

10

Retinal Prosthetic Devices

14

Spatial-, Temporal-, and Contrast-Resolutions Obtainable With Retina Implants

18

How to Restore Reading With Visual Prostheses

27

Subretinal Artificial Silicon Retina Microchip Implantation in Retinitis Pigmentosa

48

Development of an Intraocular Retinal Prosthesis to Benefit the Visually Impaired

66

Development of a Visual Prosthesis

81

The Minimally Invasive Retina Implant Project

104

A Retinal Implant System Based on Flexible Polymer Microelectrode Array for Electrical Stimulation

116

Electrode Architecture

129

Circuit Designs That Model the Properties of the Outer and Inner Retina

142

Visual Cortex and Extraocular Retinal Stimulation With Surface Electrode Arrays

166

Glaucoma Drainage Devices

179

The Efficacy and Safety of Glaucoma Drainage Devices

197

Pellucid Marginal Corneal Degeneration

217

Artisan Toric Lens Implantation for Correction of Postkeratoplasty Astigmatism

226

Phakic Intraocular Lenses for the Treatment of High Myopia

243

A Telescope Prosthetic Device for Patients With End- Stage AMD

254

The Use of Intracorneal Ring Segments for Keratoconus

261

Index

276