Innovation in Vitreoretinal Surgery
On January 6, 2016, Dr. Carl Awh was granted a US Patent for an "Atraumatic Microsurgical Forceps". This describes a surgical instrument developed by and used routinely in surgery by Dr. Awh. The "Nanotapered Awh Forceps" is used by vitreoretinal surgeons around the world. This is Dr. Awh's 8th US Patent.