Ami Abel Epstein, OD, FAAO, is in solo practice in Birmingham, Ala. She was a faculty member and Director of Contact Lens Services at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for 6 years. Dr. Epstein has received honoraria from Bausch + Lomb and GPLI.
David I. Geffen, OD, FAAO is Director of Optometric and Refractive Services at the Gordon & Weiss Vision Institute in San Diego, Calif. Dr. Geffen has been an advisor to Alcon, AMO, Annidis, Bausch + Lomb, TearLab and V-Max Vision.
J. Bradley Oatney, OD, graduated from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1987 and practices primary eye care at Riverview Eye Associates in Columbus, Ohio. He is an optometric educator whose passion is speaking on effective patient communication and new eye care products. Dr. Oatney has recently started a free eye clinic in Columbus, Ohio. He is a consultant to the Center for Patient Insights, which is sponsored by Bausch+Lomb.
Rhonda Robinson, OD, FAAO, is in private group practice in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is a leader in the national optometric community and the founding president of Women of Vision, a mentoring organization for female optometrists. She is a frequent guest lecturer at the various schools of optometry in North America and continuing education programs for Doctors of Optometry. Dr. Robinson has been a consultant/advisor to Bausch + Lomb.
Mo Merchea, Director of Medical Affairs - North America at Bausch + Lomb, acted as moderator for this roundtable discussion.