Welcome to the History of Retina
Welcome to the History of Retina, a continuously unfolding story of the specialty’s dynamic evolution. Trace the journey by exploring milestones in technology, instrumentation and techniques and hearing first-hand accounts from retina pioneers whose innovative spirit and pivotal contributions laid the framework for the advanced sight-saving retinal care of today and the enormously promising treatments of tomorrow.
Become a part of history
The History of Retina is a living initiative that will continue to grow through participation and contributions from the retina community and beyond.
If you would like to donate an historic retina image or artifact to the History of Retina collection, please first send a description to the Artifacts Review Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To make a tax-deductible monetary donation to the History of Retina visit asrs.org/foundation/donate-now.
About the American Society of Retina Specialists
The American Society of Retina Specialists is the largest organization of retina specialists in the world, representing over 3,000 physicians in all 50 US states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 63 countries. The Society serves as a national advocate and primary source of clinical and scientific information and education for its members.
About the Foundation of the American Society of Retina Specialists
The Foundation of the American Society of Retina Specialists works to raise awareness about retina health and educate the public, patients and their caretakers about how to safeguard their retina health to assure a lifetime of independence and activity. The Foundation also works to enhance education for young retina specialists and serves as a resource for information on game-changing research and emerging treatments that will dramatically enhance the lives of retina patients in the years ahead.