• 2016 Year in Review

    2016 Year in Review
    Houston ophthalmologist Aaron M. Miller, MD, diagnosed 4-year-old Callie Efurd with Marfan syndrome. He was the first to spot the signs of the disease, which, if left undetected and untreated, could have put her at high risk of sudden death. Read more about our patient stories campaign at “Public & Patient Outreach.”
    PHOTO: Holly Davis Photography


    The mission of the American Academy of Ophthalmology is to protect sight and empower lives by serving as an advocate for patients and the public, leading ophthalmic education, and advancing the profession of ophthalmology.

    The Academy’s 32,000 members have a singular passion to help patients lead full and healthy lives. And each year, Academy physician leaders, countless volunteers and staff work hard to provide the tools, resources and advocacy you need to serve your patients with the highest quality of care.

    In these pages, take a closer look at what the Academy’s community of members achieved in 2016, our latest educational innovations and all the ways we support our practices and our patients.

    Two ways to read this report:

    • View the web pages through the navigation at left
    • View the PDF