University of Nebraska Medical Center

Frank E. Graf, OD, FAAO

Associate professor, UNMC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Frank E. Graf

Dr. Graf received his bachelors degree in biology in 1974 from Rutgers University, and his doctor of optometry degree in 1978 from Pennsylvania College of Optometry.

Dr. Graf served as an optometrist in the United States Air Force for 21 years, during which time he completed a fellowship in optometric management from the University of California, Berkeley. He joined the UNMC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in 1999, where he serves as an associate professor. He serves as director of the department's optometry externship programs

He also practices primary care optometry through UNMC's primary clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, at the Truhlsen Eye Institute, and serves as chief of Truhlsen's contact lens service.

Dr. Graf is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

  • Bachelor's: Biology, Rutgers University, 1974
  • Doctor of Optometry: Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 1978
  • Fellowship: University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests
  • Specialized contact lens fittings