1. USC Eye Institute Adds 12 Faculty Physician Scientists in 2014

    USC Eye Institute Adds 12 Faculty Physician Scientists in 2014

    The University of Southern California (USC) Eye Institute has recruited 12 physician scientists from some of the world’s leading institutions, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide spectrum of vision disorders. The recruitment is part of an overarching growth strategy that anticipates increased demand in eye care services. According to the National Eye Institute, more than 65 percent of Americans 40 years or older suffer from some sort of vision impairment – ranging from near- or far-sightedness to blindness. That number is expected to swell as the population ages. Each physician recruit contributes expertise in a unique area ...

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