Dr. Rohit Varma

Dr. Rohit Varma - Ophthalmologist

An ophthalmologist who focuses on the treatment of glaucoma and cataracts, Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, practices at the USC Roski Eye Institute, a part of the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California. He has emerged as an expert in changes to the optic nerve, particularly as it relates to the pathology of glaucoma. His past research includes the development of imaging techniques to detect glaucomatous optic nerve damage early in the course of the disease. In recent years, Dr. Rohit Varma has played a central role in the development of novel implantable intraocular pressure (IOP) sensors and drainage devices.

Three Challenges that Stand in the Way of Convergence in Healthcare

Three Challenges that Stand in the Way of Convergence in Healthcare

There is no aspect of the medical community that Convergence in Healthcare will not touch. From more accurate diagnoses and disease prevention methods to better health analytics and drug therapies, convergence is the most promising way to meet the increasingly complex demands of human health. The obstacles standing in the way of successful Convergence in…

Convergence in Healthcare: What It Is and Why It Matters

Convergence in Healthcare: What It Is and Why It Matters

In 2016, a group of leaders from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) compiled a report “Convergence: The Future of Health”, which outlines the importance of convergence in the health care sector. Following are three broad questions and answers that can help professionals within the sciences, as well as the general public, to understand the…