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May 20, 2020

Think Neuro Podcast: Eye See – In Orbit With Dr. Howard Krauss

by Anthony Effinger

Before he became a surgeon in Santa Monica, Dr. Howard Krauss worked as an aerospace engineer for Hughes Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California. In making the switch, he traded one kind of orbit for another. He came out of earth’s orbit and into the human ones: the two sockets in the skull that hold the eyes and all their accompanying structures.

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March 7, 2020

7 Days with Dr. Chester Griffiths: Mission to Guatemala

by Zara Jethani

Committed to charity efforts throughout his career, Chester F. Griffiths, MD, FACS, has sought out opportunities to bring his considerable surgical skills to aiding the less fortunate. One of the four founders of Pacific Neuroscience Institute, an affiliate of Providence Saint John’s Health Center, Dr....

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August 3, 2019

Brain Matters: Alzheimer’s Disease and Vision

by Howard R. Krauss

Advances in research and clinical practice suggest that unusual vision changes may be an indicator of Alzheimer’s disease. Find out more.

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April 12, 2019

Linking eye trauma and falls among the elderly

by Guest Author

Some eye trauma hospitalization trends that a recent study tracked may not surprise physicians. However, what may be surprising is the increasing role of patient falls for many of these hospitalizations. Learn more.

February 18, 2019

Dr. Howard Krauss: How I became a Neuro-Ophthalmologist

by Zara Jethani

Going from aerospace engineering to eye surgery, Dr. Howard R. Krauss is a surgical neuro-ophthalmologist. Hear him explain what that is and how this specialized skill can help patients with tumors affecting the eye and vision.

November 20, 2018

I Can See Clearly Now The Tumor’s Gone

by Daniel F. Kelly

Vision is arguably our most important sense. Learn about minimally invasive keyhole surgery options for brain, skull base & pituitary tumors impacting the anterior visual pathways & eye movements.

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November 22, 2017

5 Things About Hearing and Balance

by Zara Jethani

Have you ever experienced a passing dizziness where you felt like you lost your balance for a moment? Experts estimate that in the course of their lifetime, about four in ten people visit a doctor because of a significant episode of dizziness. Read about the ear's role in balance disorders.

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July 26, 2017

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Howard R. Krauss – A Unique Perspective

by Karter White

Fiercely pursuing the best treatments and outcomes for his patients, Dr. Howard R. Krauss brings his unique perspective to neuro-ophthalmology and vision care.

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June 15, 2016

PATIENT STORY: Endocrine-Inactive Pituitary Macroadenoma

by Amy Eisenberg

All In A Day’s Work In July 2015, Brent B. noticed that he was losing his peripheral vision and made an appointment with an ophthalmologist. After a battery of tests, his doctor determined that he should see a neuro-ophthalmologist. He found that Brent had damage to a portion of his optic nerve and an MRI...

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May 6, 2016

The Pacific Neuroscience Institute Website is Here!

by Daniel F. Kelly

We are very excited to announce the launch of the new Pacific Neuroscience Institute website, www.PacificNeuro.org Since 2007, the Pacific Brain Tumor Center & Pituitary Disorders Program has been focused on providing comprehensive care and minimally invasive treatment of brain, skull base and pituitary tumors.  Over...

Last updated: April 3rd, 2020