Dr. Alan Glazier
Dr. Glazier is the founder and visionary behind myopiainstitute.com. He is also founder/CEO of Shady Grove Eye and Vision Care serving the Rockville, Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC. In 2015 Dr. Glazier was selected as one of the 50 most influential optometrists ever by his peers. In 2016 he was named a “Visionary” by the Vision Expo organization. Dr. Glazier has been managing myopia progression in his practice for 25 years. In 2017 he was selected as the Maryland Optometrist of the Year.
Dr. Glazier is inventor on 7 issued patents in computer science and ophthalmology. He has been interviewed by CNN, NBC, CBS, Entrepreneur magazine, INC Magazine, Blog Talk Radio and Network Solutions and sits on many boards and organizations inside and outside of eye care.
Dr. Mark Bullimore
Dr. Bullimore is a senior clinical scientist with demonstrated leadership skills, broad regulatory expertise and over 20 years’ experience as a vision scientist and optometric educator at major research universities. He currently serves as the Dean of Southern California College of Optometry. He is an internationally recognized thought leader on the topic of Orthokeratology and myopia control.
He has served in many positions of leadership in the eye care industry including Development Director, American Optometric Foundation, 2009-2013, President, American Optometric Foundation, 2004-2008, Ophthalmic Devices Panel, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 1997–2000, Editor, Optometry and Vision Science, Journal of American Academy of Optometry, 1996-2004, Associate Editor, Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, and the Journal of the College of Optometrists from 2011-present.
He has published 85 peer-reviewed scientific papers, cited over 4,000 times, presented over 100 scientific and educational lectures in 11 countries. He has been awarded the Eminent Service Award by the American Academy of Optometry, has been granted United States Patent #08/753,640, 1998 and has been quoted in the New York Times and Scientific American and is completing a PhD in Orthokeratology and visual optics.
Dr. Vicky Wong
Dr. Vicky Wong is a graduate of Elizabethtown College. She received her optometric doctorate from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Fort Lauderdale, FL with the distinction of Gold Key Honor Society induction. She completed an additional residency at the Lexington VA Medical Center affiliated with the University of Kentucky with a special emphasis in Low Vision and Ocular Disease management. Dr. Wong is a member of the American Optometric Association, Maryland Optometric Association, and Vision Rehabilitation Section. Recently, Dr. Wong was selected as the Maryland Young Optometrist of the Year for her accomplishments and commitments to Optometry and her patients.
Dr. Stephen Glaser
Board certified fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologist. Dr. Glaser completed his fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at Northwestern University/Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology as well as his internship at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Dr. Glaser’s medical degree was conferred at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated with honors from the University of Michigan.
In 1997 Dr. Glaser opened his private practice devoted to medical and surgical eye care for children and infants. He was issued a patent for a vision screening device. He is the course director for the ROP Update conference.
He is a member of The American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), a Fellow of The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
Dr. Glaser served in an elected role on the executive committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Section on Ophthalmology. He is an active member of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group and was the top recruiter nationally for one of the NIH funded Amblyopia Treatment Studies. He is the author of numerous medical publications and presentations and he is consistently voted one of Washington’s Top Doctors in Washingtonian Magazine.
Dr. Melissa Barnett
Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS graduated from Smith College and received her graduate degree from UC Berkeley School of Optometry. She is a Principal Optometrist at the UC Davis Eye Center in Sacramento. She specializes in specialty contact lenses including Orthokeratology. Dr. Barnett is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a Fellow of the Scleral Lens Education Society. Dr. Barnett lectures and publishes extensively on topics including dry eye, anterior segment disease, contact lenses and corneal collagen cross-linking. She serves on the Board of Women of Vision (WOV), Gas Permeable Lens Institute (GPLI) and The Scleral Lens Education Society (SLS). She is Board Certified by the American Board of Medical Optometry. Dr. Barnett is also a spokesperson for the California Optometric Association.
Dr. Cary Herzberg
Dr. Herzberg has been practicing Orthokeratology and myopia control for over thirty- five years. He has lectured extensively on the topic, written numerous articles and holds a patent on the first scleral Orthokeratology design. He is co-founder, President, board member and fellow of the International Academy of Orthokeratology & Myopia Control (IAOMC) and the founder, President and a board member American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control(AAOMC) formerly The Orthokeratology Academy of America(OAA). He is an advisory board member of the Gas Permeable Lens Institute (GPLI) and a former contact lens design consultant to C&H Contact Lens. He has visiting Professor status at Tianjin Medical University, Shandong Medical University and He Eye Hospital/University.
Dr. Sally Dillehay
Dr. Sally Dillehay received her Doctor of Optometry and Master of Science in Physiological Optics Summa Cum Laude and was the valedictorian at The Ohio State University College of Optometry. She also holds a Doctor of Education degree from Nova Southeastern University. She began her career at a multidisciplinary vision rehabilitation practice in Columbus, Ohio, and then joined the faculty of The Ohio State University College of Optometry. She moved to Georgia and joined CIBA Vision as Director of Academic Development and Medical Affairs. She currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Visioneering Technologies, Inc. located in Alpharetta GA. She also sees patients at Eye 1st Vision Center in Sandy Springs, GA.
Dr. Dillehay is a member of the American Optometric Association, and the Georgia Optometric Association. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and a Diplomate in its Cornea Contact Lens and Refractive Technologies Section. She received the Eminent Service Award from the American Academy of Optometry in 2003 and a Vision Monday Most Influential Women in Vision Award (Executive Category) in 2015. She has published extensively in the field of contact lenses and myopic progression control.