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Ophthalmologist Inventors of Human Identification Technology Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame
Date:5/8/2013

and iris identification will be commonplace in airports, workplaces and even health clubs. The applications are almost endless, and it's exciting to imagine what the future holds."

A table-top version of the iris recognition scanner, the LG IrisAccess EOU 3000, is featured in the permanent collection of the Museum of Vision, an educational program of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, which is dedicated to preserving ophthalmic heritage. The scanner will be featured in the Museum's upcoming exhibition, Extreme Vision: Science Fiction or Truth, at the American Academy of Ophthalmology's 2013 Annual Meeting Nov. 16-19 in New Orleans.

To learn more about ophthalmic history and innovation, visit www.museumofvision.org.

About the American Academy of Ophthalmology
The American Academy of Ophthalmology, headquartered in San Francisco, is the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons — Eye M.D.s — with more than 32,000 members worldwide.  Eye health care is provided by the three "O's" – ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians. It is the ophthalmologist, or Eye M.D., who has the education and training to treat it all: eye diseases, infections and injuries, and perform eye surgery. For more information, visit www.aao.org. The Academy's EyeSmart® program educates the public about the importance of eye health and empowers them to preserve healthy vision. EyeSmart provides the most trusted and medically accurate information about eye d
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