• The International Blindness Prevention Award, established in 1992, honors an individual who has made significant contributions to reducing blindness and/or restoring sight worldwide. The presentation of the International Blindness Prevention Award takes place during the Opening Ceremony of the Academy's annual meeting.

    Note: The 2020 awardee will be formally recognized during AAO 2021.

    2020 International Blindness Prevention Award Recipient

    Larry Schwab, MD

    Larry Schwab, MD