Medicine in the 21 century .... Established in 1999
ESOS (Expert System for Ophthalmic Syndromes) version 3: ESOS Setup File. This is a computer program that runs under MS Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7. It can be used as a reference and to help in the diagnosis of ophthalmic syndromes. For more information, please see the introduction under the help file. Last updated November 2017.
Post-natal visual development in human. Thesis for a post-graduate Doctor of Medicine (MD) Degree from the University of Sheffield, UK, October 1983. The thesis contains 323 pages and over 600 references. It summarises the literature on the sensitive period in visual development in humans and animals prior to that date, along with the author research project on the sensitivity to occlusion therapy in patients with strabismic amblyopia. Author: Ahmad A. Assaf, MD: VD Thesis.pdf
External vs Internal Evolution: an article regarding the effects of computers and artificial intelligence (AI) on mankind. Submitted to Nature and Ratio magazines in 1984 (over 30 years ago) but was not published. It gives an illumination insight on the possible effects of the computer age on the human development. The article is uploaded as submitted and it may require some editing but the core discussions and arguments presented are very much valid today with the advancements in IA and robotics. Author: Ahmad A. Assaf, MD: External vs Internal Evolution.pdf
For more up-to-date review on the topic please see:
A A Assaf. Congenital innervation dysgenesis syndrome (CID)/congenital cranial dysinnervation disorders (CCDDs) - Review article. Eye 2011;25(10):1251-1261.
Vision testing computer program: a computer program (MD Vision Home Edition Version 2.2), which runs under MS Windows XP or later, for vision testing using letter E set at 3 meters testing distance: MD Vision HE Setup - It requires a computer screen vertical size of 19 cm or larger. Last updated March 2016. A study titled 'Computer assisted parents vision screening in children' conducted using this program was presented at the ESA meeting 2004: Parents screening study
Assaf strabismus surgical instruments:Assaf grooved muscle recession hook, manufactured by John Weiss, UK, introduced 1996