Edward J. Holland, M.D. has joined the Cincinnati Eye Institute as Director of Cornea and External Diseases. He attended the Loyola-Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois and trained in ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota. He completed a fellowship in cornea and external disease at the University of Iowa, then completed a second fellowship in ocular immunology at the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. He returned to serve as Director of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service at the University of Minnesota. He was promoted to the position of Professor and was granted the Elias Potter Lyon Chair in Ophthalmology.
He also served as President of the Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Holland is Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of the Eye Bank Association of America and the Secretary-Treasurer and President-elect of the Castroviejo Cornea Society, the most elite organization of international corneal and refractive surgeons. He is Director of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Skills Transfer Courses, and as such, is responsible for programs to train ophthalmologists in refractive and other new surgical techniques across the United States.
Dr. Holland has a national and international reputation for his knowledge and expertise in the field of Cornea and External Disease. He is a frequent invited lecturer at national and international meetings, and over the past ten years has directed one of the most prestigious training programs for specialists in corneal and refractive surgery. Dr. Holland is the author of over 100 articles in peer review journals and has edited Cornea, the most widely read textbook on corneal disease and surgery.