With Dr. Thomas Stamm and Dr. James McDonald he co-founded FOCUS, Inc., where he donated his eye skills in Haiti and Nigeria. He was an active member of the Board of Directors of FOCUS as well as the Treasurer.
He is known to the Loyola Ophthalmology Department for his dedication to teaching and compassionate care of his patients. Faculty and residents alike have benefited from his expertise in the field of glaucoma. Dr. Light retired from professional activity in June, 1989. The lectureship was established to continue Dr. Light's mission to teach.
Each year, the Department of Ophthalmology at Loyola University Medical Center Xpresents a program at which a prominent glaucoma expert will speak.
The Arthur Light, MD, Memorial Lectureship in Ophthalmology was established by the generous contributions of the Light family.