Greg DeNaeyer, OD, (guest editor) practices at Arena Eye Surgeons in Columbus, OH. He is a shareholder of Precision Ocular Metrology, has proprietary interest in Visionary Optics’ Europa and Elara Scleral Lenses, and is a consultant to Alcon and Visionary Optics.
Melissa Barnett, OD, is the principal optometrist at the UC Davis Eye Center in Sacramento, CA. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a Diplomate of the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry, and serves on the board of the American Optometric Association’s Cornea and Contact Lens Council, Women of Vision, GP Lens Institute, and the Ocular Surface Society of Optometry. She is immediate past president of The Scleral Lens Education Society. Dr. Barnett is a spokesperson for the California Optometric Association and a guest lecturer for the STAPLE program. She is an advisor to and/or has received honoraria or travel expenses from AccuLens, Alcon, Alden Optical, Allergan, Bausch + Lomb, Contamac, Johnson & Johnson, NovaBay, Paragon Biotek, Shire, the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation, the SLS, the STAPLE Program, and SynergEyes.
Jason Jedlicka, OD, is an associate professor at Indiana University School of Optometry where he is the chief of the Cornea and Contact Lens Service and the Dry Eye Service. He is a consultant/advisor to Valeant and Vertellus. He has received travel expenses from Allergan and Oculus.
John M. Laurent, OD, PhD, is an associate professor of optometry and the associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Alabama School of Optometry. Previously, he has been in private practice, and practiced with the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, and Schaeffer Eye Center in Birmingham, AL. He was a research scientist at the Naval Aerospace Medical Research Lab in Pensacola, FL, and later served as the Research Director for the Navy Refractive Surgery Center in San Diego, CA. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and the Scleral Lens Education Society.
Langis Michaud, OD, MSc, is a full professor and has served as chief of the contact lens department at Université de Montréal since 2001. He is a Fellow and Diplomate of the American Academy of Optometry, and a Fellow of the British Contact Lens Association, the Scleral Lens Education Society, and the European Academy of Optometry and Optics. He is a consultant/advisor to Blanchard Laboratories; has received research grants/contracts from Alcon, Genzyme, and Johnson & Johnson Vision; travel reimbursement from Blanchard and Synergeyes; and honoraria from Alcon, Allergan, Bausch + Lomb, Blanchard, CooperVision, and Genzyme.
Sheila Morrison, OD, MSc, is chief of the Contact Lens and Cornea Clinic at the University of Houston College of Optometry. Her primary clinical and research interests include corneo-scleral topography, myopia control, orthokeratology, and gas permeable contact lens designs. She has received lecture/authorship honoraria from Alcon, Precision Ocular Metrology, and Visionary Optics.
Andrew D. Pucker, OD, PhD, is an assistant professor and chief of the Myopia Control Clinic at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Pucker is the principal investigator of a National Eye Institute-funded project related to myopia development, and he manages numerous other projects related to refractive error, dry eye, and contact lenses. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He has received research funding from Alcon, Bausch + Lomb, and Contamac.