Drs. Haik and Wilson Receive High Honors at AAO

At the 2009 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting in San Francisco, two UT Hamilton Eye Institute faculty members were honored with awards. Dr. Barrett G. Haik received the AAO Life Achievement Honor Award. This award is bestowed for extraordinary contributions to the academy, its scientific and educational programs, and to ophthalmology. Additionally, Dr. Matthew W. Wilson received an AAO Senior Achievement Award. Drs. Haik and Wilson both received certificates at the annual meeting to mark these distinguished accomplishments. AAO is the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons with more than 27,000 members worldwide. Approximately 25,000 people attended the 2009 meeting in San Francisco.