Kevin E. Houston, O.D., M.Sc.

Harvard Medical School

Instructor in Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology

Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear




Research Summary

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Research Summary

Dr. Houston specializes in vision rehabilitation. He examines patients with vision loss due to eye disease or neurological injury and provides special visual aids and therapies to allow the highest possible level of function. He directs and staffs a clinic at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston and Cape Cod. His current research aims to provide a normal perception of an artificially expanded visual field for people with hemianopia, a type of vision loss resulting from stroke and brain injury.

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Selected Publications

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A pilot study of perceptual-motor training for peripheral prisms. Houston KE, Bowers AR, Fu X, Liu R, Goldstein RB, Churchill J, Wiegand JP, Soo T, Tang Q, Peli E. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2016 Feb 22;5(1):9.

Asymmetry in the collision judgments of people with homonymous field defects and left hemispatial neglect. Houston KE, Woods RL, Goldstein RB, Peli E, Luo G, Bowers AR. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Jun;56(6):4135-42.

A prototype external magnetic eyelid device for blepharoptosis. Houston KE, Tomasi M, Yoon M, Paschalis E. Tran Vis Sci Tech. 2014;3(6):9.

Visual ability of patients seeking outpatient low vision services in the United States. Goldstein JE, Chun MW, Fletcher DC, Deremeik JT, Massof RW; Low Vision Research Network Study Group. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Oct;132(10):1169-77. .

Vision care of the brain-injured patient. Houston K. Review of Optometry. 2013;150(3). [Continuing education lesson]

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