Robert Morris, MD

A New Prevention for Stickler Retinal Detachments - The Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education

Dr. Robert Morris, a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist, is a founding physician of Retina Specialists of Alabama, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, the President of the Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education, also headquartered in Birmingham, and the Chairman of the International Society of Ocular Trauma. He has been a frequent innovator in vitreoretinal surgery since 1980. In his more than 41 years in practice, Dr. Morris has written over 164 scientific publications and, along with his colleague Dr. Ferenc Kuhn, has presented more than 706 presentations at 345 scientific meetings in 36 countries.

OSC/SS prevention will be studied for years by research physicians worldwide to further prove its safety and effectiveness. But it is available now to Stickler-involved persons who are seeking maximum protection from RD. Partial funding for this research was provided by grants from the Hanna Charitable Trust, Birmingham, Alabama, and from The Kent Companies, Midland, Texas.