Projects

  • Active

    Mechanisms of Photophobia in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Human Subjects: Therapeutic Implications

    The purpose of this grant is to identify the mechanisms responsible for generating photophobia in patients who have suffered mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).

  • Completed

    Micro-Perimetry by Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope

    We developed software to make the retinal placement of stimuli during micro-perimetry by a scanning laser ophthalmoscope (SLO) independent of involuntary fixational eye movements.

  • Completed

    Motion as a Cue for Attention

    We investigated whether relative motion can serve as a cue for sustained attention.

  • Active
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    Motion Perception in Central Field Loss

    The project investigates motion perception in individuals with vision loss due to central retinal lesion, but who retain healthy peripheral retina.

  • My Vision on Vision

    These short chapters summarize insights that I have gained from more than four decades working in vision rehabilitation.  

  • Neonatal Jaundice and Vision Loss

    High concentrations of unconjugated bilirubin are neurotoxic and cause brain damage in newborn infants. However, the exact level of bilirubin that may be neurotoxic in a given infant is unknown.

  • Neurodynamics of Braille Reading

    [Under construction]

  • Completed

    Novel Method to Teach Scotoma Awareness

    This project aims to improve visual function in individuals with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD isassociated with central field loss that cannot be corrected optically.

  • Oculomotor Control

    The binocular coordination of movements of the eyes is a complex issue controlled by many brainstem nuclei, and is subject to a wide variety of forms of disruption by traumatic brain injury and oculomotor muscles disorders.

  • Active

    Outreach at Smith-Kettlewell

    Smith-Kettelwell is deeply committed to supporting our community. 

    Please see the news tab for our upcoming and ongoing events. In the News tab, you will find information about our involvement in past outreach activities.

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    overTHERE

    overTHERE is a virtual Talking Signs iPhone app for blind and visually-impaired pedestrians that demonstrates a powerful audio/haptic interface to location information about businesses and other points of interest.

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