Frederick T. "Fritz" Fraunfelder (born August 16, 1934) is an American ophthalmologist best known for his research interests in ocular oncology and adverse effects of drugs on the visual system.
Education and career
He received his formal medical education at Oregon Health and Science University, the University of Chicago School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Moorfields Eye Hospital at the University of London. He is the founder of the Casey Eye Institute which is part of Oregon Health and Science University. He is the author or co-author of 15 medical textbooks on the eye and well over 200 peer review scientific articles. He also founded the "National Registry of Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects" which is a clearinghouse of information on adverse ocular events associated with drugs, chemicals and herbals. In 2008 he co-authored his first non-medical book, Retirement Rx (published in paperback as Retire Right). He has served as national President in mul