Alfredo A. Sadun, Vivek Patel
2007 Neurosurgical Focus  
HIS issue on neuroophthalmology was the brainchild of Martin Weiss, M.D. This is not surprising. It is in the best tradition of neurosurgery to appreciate neuroophthalmology. Harvey Cushing encouraged a general ophthalmologist, Clifford Walker, to develop perimetry and work closely with him, first at Johns Hopkins and later at Harvard. Charlie Wilson invited William Hoyt to work closely with him at the University of California at San Francisco, and they made history together as Hoyt became the
more » ... orld's preeminent neuroophthalmologist. So it was not surprising that a neurosurgeon as accomplished and astute as Marty Weiss reached out and encouraged a close working relationship with his two University of Southern California (USC) neuroophthalmology colleagues, Steve Feldon and myself (A.A.S.). For decades, Marty has encouraged this collaboration and we shall always be grateful for his enthusiastic engagement and collegiality. We would like to dedicate this issue to Dr. Martin Weiss, for his leadership and support of our field of neuroophthalmology. Martin Weiss has been associate editor of Neurosurgical Focus since its inception in 1996. So it will be hard getting this tribute past him as Marty has always deflected attention away from himself. Like most great chairman, he preferred to be the gardener rather than the bloom. Marty graduated from Dartmouth College magna cum laude, and then received his medical degree
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