Museum of Vision

Dedicated to preserving ophthalmic history

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Helen Keller

The Museum of Vision provides brief biographies of fascinating lives in ophthalmology.

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Oral Histories

Phillips Thygeson

The Museum of Vision oral history collection preserves the memories and experiences of people whose lives are an inspiration.

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  1. Oral History Collection Details
  2. Oral History Topics: Academy History
  3. Oral History Topics: Legacy Project

The Legacy Project

3 Generations of the Knauer Family
3 Generations of the Knauer Family

The Legacy Project celebrates families with multiple generations of ophthalmologists.

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We Asked

What person, place, thing or event has most transformed ophthalmology and all of medicine?

Your answers can be seen in the exhibit "Collecting Ophthalmology: 30 Years at the Museum of Vision"

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Beyond Ophthalmology, Beyond the Clinic

An exhibit featuring physicians who became famous in fields outside of ophthalmology

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American Academy of Ophthalmology