The leader and pioneer in Modern Philippine Ophthalmology, Dr. de Ocampo introduced corneal transplantation in the Philippines and designed corneal dissector which was manufactured by Storz and Co., USA. Dr. de Ocampo also conceived and helped establish the Philippine Eye Bank (1950); established the De Ocampo Eye Hospital, the first eye hospital in the country, 1952; and founder and first President, Philippine Ophthalmological Society (1958).
Birthdate: 16 September 1907
Died: 2 September 1987
- A.A. - University of the Philippins 1927
- M.D. - University of the Philippines 1932