• The Special Recognition Award is presented to an individual or organization for outstanding service in a specific effort or cause that improves the quality of eye care. It was first awarded in 1991. The president has the honor of selecting the recipient of this award. The recipient is then approved by the Board of Trustees to be recognized at the annual meeting.

    Note: No award has been issued for 2020, please check back in 2021.

    2021 Special Recognition Award Recipient

    Young Ophthalmologists Committee

    2020 Special Recognition Award Recipient

    American College of Surgeons