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Allen C. Ho

Wills Eye Hospital Attending Surgeon and Director of Retina Research and Professor of Ophthalmology, Thomas Jefferson University, USA

If you weren’t an ophthalmologist…

I would be at the NFL combine running and throwing with the likes of Joe Burrow and Saquon Barkley. Which is exactly why I’m not in the NFL, and thus relegated to the most rewarding, meaningful and impactful subspecialty in all of medicine!

Do you have any predictions for your field?

Thoughtful, common sense, and unbiased intelligence-based observations will often trump artificial intelligence in the next decade.

Part of the Power List 2020

Find out more

From ocular oncology to tackling neglected diseases, our 2020 Power Listers are making their mark on ophthalmology – and beyond.

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Part of the Power List 2018

100 reasons to be proud

This is the third time we have tried to map the Top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology. The list includes surgeons, scientists, engineers, CEOs and more, and each one of them has been voted for by you, our readers.

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