April 5, 2017Kane Hall, 7:30 PMSeeing the World Through New Eyes: Sight Restoration from the Perspective of a Scientist and a Patient
Geoffrey Boynton, PhDand special guest Michael May, Sight Recovery Patient
Advances in medicine and technology are enabling the possible restoration of sight in the blind. Learning to see again can be an extraordinary challenge. UW Professor Geoffrey Boynton will discuss his research to develop ‘virtual patients’ that demonstrate sight recovery by simulating restored vision. He and guest, Michael May, will discuss learning how to see with ‘new eyes’ after corneal transplant surgery.
UW Department of Psychology, Guthrie Hall, Box 351525, Seattle, WA 98195