Edward J. Holland
October 1, 2020
Dr. Edward Holland is the Director of Cornea Services at Cincinnati Eye Institute and Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati. He attended the Loyola-Medical School in Chicago and trained in Ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota. He completed a fellowship in cornea and external disease at the University of Iowa, and then a second fellowship in ocular immunology at the National Eye Institute. Prior to his current position, Dr. Holland served as Director of the Cornea Service at the University of Minnesota and was promoted to the position of Professor and was granted the Lyon Chair in Ophthalmology.
Dr. Holland was a former member of the Board of Trustees for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and received both the Senior Achievement Award and Life Achievement Honor Award from the AAO.
He also served as the President of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and presently serves as the Program Chair. He received the ASCRS top award, the Binkhorst Medal, in 2008.
Dr. Holland has served as the Chair of the Eye Bank Association and was the former Chair of their Medical Advisory Board. He was a recipient of the 2002 Paton Society Award given by the EBAA. Dr. Holland is a past President of the Cornea Society and previously served on its Board of Directors for over 20 years. He was awarded the Castroviejo Award from the Cornea Society in 2013.
Dr. Holland has a national and international reputation for his knowledge and expertise in the field of cornea and external disease. He is frequently invited to attend lectures both nationally and internationally. Dr. Holland is the author of over 230 articles in peer review journals and has co-edited 4 editions of Cornea, the most widely read textbook on corneal disease and surgery.