A Chain of Events - Plastics Creates a Profession
and Two New Societies
are proud to state that we are members of the American
Society of Ocularists (ASO). Although the ASO group
is small in number compared to other ancillary factions of
the American Academy of Ophthalmology
(AAO), we are considered to be one of the smallest organized
healthcare provider groups in North America, and have gained
It is interesting to follow the chain of events that paralleled
the formation of the ASO and Jahrling Ocular Prosthetics,
and later the formation of a oculoplastic surgical specialty
group within the AAO. It can be summed up in the one
magical word. PLASTIC!
It is the word that Benjamin's uncle told him in the movie,
The Graduate! Please read on.