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Academy Receives Collection of Influential Ophthalmic Educational Materials from 16th – 19th Centuries January 20, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO – The American Academy of Ophthalmology is pleased to announce that its Museum of Vision, a public service program of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, has acquired the Spencer E. Sherman, M.D. Antique Ophthalmology Book Collection. This collection consists of more than 130 rare books and catalogs, representing some of the oldest and most important texts ever published in ophthalmology.
 
American Academy of Ophthalmology Honors Eight Members of Congress for Their Dedication to Healthy Vision April 29, 2014
WASHINGTON — The American Academy of Ophthalmology – the world’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons – today is honoring eight members of Congress for their outstanding legislative efforts to advance the quality of eye care available in the United States.
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