Michael J. Strauss’ interest in the fabrication of ocular prosthetics began while in high school. Michael received his Bachelor of Arts degree from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York in 1999.
Michael joined the family business and received his Board Certification from the National Examining Board of Ocularists in 2005 and is a Board Approved Diplomate Member of the American Society of Ocularists (ASO).
Michael was awarded the Joseph A. LeGrand Award and was the Memorial Lecturer in Chicago 2005. The Joseph A. LeGrand Award is presented each year to one Ocularist who is recognized for workshop presentations, academic achievements, character and contributions to the American Society of Ocularists.