Motohiro Kamei

Osaka University, Japan

Motohiro Kamei holds both the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. He is a Clinical Professor of the Osaka University Hospital, Osaka, Japan, and an Associate Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology at Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine. Dr. Kamei has (co)authored over 100 English and Japanese publications in the field of ophthalmology and visual sciences and has written chapters or edited over 20 books on related topics. Dr. Kamei has and had belonged to the several meeting program committees including ARVO. Dr. Kamei is one of the most respected vitreoretinal surgeons and has performed vitrectomy in more than 2000 cases. He developed several new surgical techniques including drainage of subretinal hemorrhage with tPA and perfluorocarbon liquid and limited macular translocation. His research interests have been focused on pathophysiology of vitreoretinal disorders. Currently, he is working on revealing pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration, pathophysiology of retinal vein occlusion, and developing an artificial vision. He has also dedicated his time to train aspiring surgeons, thus paving the way for continuing excellence in the field of vitreoretinal surgery into the next generation.

Biography Updated on 15 January 2012

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