Laser Refractive Eye Surgery       


Medical, Health Informatics and Computational Biology Accomplishment | 1981

IBM researchers: James Wynne, Rangaswamy Srinivasan, Samuel E. Blum

Where the work was done: IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

What we accomplished: Pioneered use of  excimer lasers for surgical applications, most notably laser refractive surgery to correct vision.

Related links: LASIK Wikipeda

Image credit: IBM Smarter Planet Blog  (l. to r.): Blum, Wynne, Srinivasan

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