Inventor and Ophthalmologic Surgeon
Thanks to the creation of the “Shearing Lens” by Steven P. Shearing, M.D., ’52, thousands of people around the world have experienced the unique joy of improved sight after cataract surgery. A Fulbright Scholar, he was a member of the Nevada Inventors Hall of Fame, and only the second person to receive the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Innovator’s Award. In 1993, the Steven P. Shearing Chair of Ophthalmology was established at the University of California.
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