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USC Eye Institute ophthalmologists implant first FDA-approved Argus II retinal prosthesis in western United States
Lisa Kulik saw fireworks for the first time in nearly 30 years this July 4 holiday, thanks to a groundbreaking retinal implant co-invented by Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, an internationally renowned clinician-researcher at the USC Eye Institute. Kulik received the implant during a four-hour surgery on June 2 at Keck Medicine of USC performed by Lisa Olmos de Koo, MD, assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Keck School, with Humayun, the Cornelius J. Pings Chair in Biomedical Sciences and professor of ophthalmology, biomedical engineering, cell and neurobiology, assisting.

USC Eye Institute ophthalmologists implant first FDA-approved Argus II retinal prosthesis in western United States

Lisa Kulik saw fireworks for the first time in nearly 30 years this July 4 holiday, thanks to a groundbreaking retinal implant co-invented by Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, an internationally renowned clinician-researcher at the USC Eye Institute. Kulik received the implant during a four-hour surgery on June 2 at Keck Medicine of USC performed by Lisa Olmos de Koo, MD, assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Keck School, with Humayun, the Cornelius J. Pings Chair in Biomedical Sciences and professor of ophthalmology, biomedical engineering, cell and neurobiology, assisting.

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What’s Your Purpose?  Did you know studies have shown that people with a sense of purpose or goals in their lives had a 15 percent lower risk of death, compared with those who said they were just winging it?

What’s Your Purpose? Did you know studies have shown that people with a sense of purpose or goals in their lives had a 15 percent lower risk of death, compared with those who said they were just winging it?

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