Weinreb lauded as AGS Innovator

SAN FRANCISCO – It takes about 15 years to translate something from the laboratory to the clinic, Robert N. Weinreb, MD, said in his acceptance of the AGS Innovator Award. Citing the number of years that elapsed between building the first confocal laser ophthalmoscope in 1983 in the laboratory to its broader acceptance, Weinreb told colleagues at the American Glaucoma Society annual meeting, “I thought if you did something better, people would beat a path to your door.”

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