Who Is Your Hero In Pediatric Ophthalmology And Strabismus?
Learn about extraordinary people who devoted their lives to improving vision care for children, so that every child can have a life with good sight. Discover the magnificent scientific discoveries in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus that have opened doors to better care of children’s eye and vision health, and for adults with strabismus (eye misalignment). Take pride in the captivating stories of marvelous teachers, surgeons, clinicians, scientists, innovators, humanitarians, and visionaries, as told in their biographical sketches on display in this traveling and online exhibit.
This Exhibit Includes A Biography And Portrait Gallery Featuring:
- Marshall M. Parks Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalists
- Frank D. Costenbader Lecturers
- Feature Posters in the traveling exhibit honor the legacies of Drs. Frank Costenbader and Marshall Parks; and celebrate the current year’s inductee(s) to the Hall of Fame
- This exhibit will grow as other deserving honorees are added each year.
DID YOU KNOW? Visit the Exhibit to Learn More about These Inductees:
- Drs. David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel received the Nobel Prize for their work on the neurobiology of amblyopia
- Dr. Allan Scott developed Botox, originally, as a non-incisional cure for strabismus.
- Dr. Alfred Sommer is credited with saving the sight and lives of millions of children when he discovered that even mild vitamin A deficiency dramatically increases childhood mortality.
VISIT THE TRAVELING EXHIBIT AT THE AAPOS ANNUAL MEETING OR VIEW THIS EXHIBIT ONLINE AT WWW.CHILDRENSEYEFOUNDATION.ORG
We hope you enjoy this journey through the history of medical advancement and discovery in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. Inaugurated in 2017, this exhibit was created by the Children’s Eye Foundation (CEF) to preserve history and to honor and inspire future achievement.