Dr. Charles Presented Award By The Retina Society

Dr. Charles was the 2016 recipient of the Award of Merit in Retina Research and Charles L. Schepens Lecture. Established in 1978 by the Retina Research Foundation, this award recognizes “vision scientists whose work contributes to knowledge about the retina and retinal diseases.”

Selection criteria:

» A single outstanding achievement in retina research, or;

» A potentially significant contribution to new knowledge about the retina, its role in the visual
process and/or vitreoretinal diseases or disorders.

The mission of RRF  is to reduce retinal blindness worldwide by funding programs in research and education.