Journal article

Development of a surgical approach for a wide-view suprachoroidal retinal prosthesis: evaluation of implantation trauma

Joel Villalobos, Penelope J Allen, Mark F McCombe, Meera Ulaganathan, Ehud Zamir, David C Ng, Robert K Shepherd, Chris E Williams

Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology | SPRINGER | Published : 2012


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors wish to thank Tom Landry and David Perry for assistance with data collection, Maria Clarke for assistance with histology and eye pathology, and Rebecca Argent for assistance with imaging. This work was performed at the Bionic Ear Institute at St. Vincent's Hospital, and the Department of Otolaryngology from the University of Melbourne at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. Funding was provided by the Ian Potter Foundation, the John T. Reid Charitable Trusts, and the Australian Research Council through its Special Research Initiative in Bionic Vision Science and Technology grant to Bionic Vision Australia (BVA). J. Villalobos is being supported by the University of Melbourne, Fundacion GCC and National ICT Australia. The Bionic Ear Institute acknowledges the support it receives from the Victorian Government through its Operational Infrastructure Support Program.