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Session 1: Engineering Science in Opthalmology & Vision Technologies


Introduction – Session Chair

Bruce Tromberg, Ph.D.
Director, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
School of Medicine and The Henry Samueli School of Engineering, UC Irvine

"Lasers in Ophthalmology: Past, Present and Future"

Ron Kurtz, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
School of Medicine, UC Irvine

"Challenges and Possible Solutions in Therapeutic Laser Treatments of Corneal Diseases"

Roger F. Steinert, M.D.
Professor, Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering
Vice Chair, Clinical Ophthalmology
Director, Cornea, Refractive, and Cataract Surgery
School of Medicine, UC Irvine

"Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography"

David Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology
Medical Director, Refractive Surgery CenterKeck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

"Current and Future Optical Imaging Approaches to Studying the Cornea"

James V. Jester, Ph.D.
Professor, Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering
School of Medicine, UC Irvine

"A Tissue Engineering Corneal Model"

Elizabeth J. Orwin, Ph.D.
Professor, Engineering and Biology
Harvey Mudd College

"Photochemical Processes in Macular Degeneration"

Robert F. Bonner, Ph.D.
Chief, Section on Medical Biophysics
Laboratory of Integrative and Medical Biophysics
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)