Lucien Howe Medal
|Specific Name||Lucien Howe Medal|
|Artist/Maker||American Ophthalmological Society|
Howe medal consists of a red cross on a green laurel wreath. In the center is a white circle with the words "Prize in Ophthalmology" surrounding a white shield with the initials "A.O.S." Medal is suspended from a gold bar with a red, white and blue ribbon. This is the very first Howe medal ever awarded by the American Ophthalmological Society in 1922. It is inscribed on the back: "To Dr. Carl Koller, Discoverer of Local Anaesthesia".