Every generation has its larger than life figures, and Brien Holden was certainly one of them. Brien was so much larger than life on an international level that when my inbox this morning contained word of his passing last night, I was almost incredulous. Here is the statement issued by the Brien Holden Vision Institute.
One example of the many interests that captivated Professor Holden, and motivated his research and fundraising efforts, was seeking a solution to myopia prevention and control given the devastating consequences its progression. He is already greatly missed, and the depth of this loss will no doubt grow in the coming days.