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Optometry expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including vision care, eye health, ocular diseases, contact lenses, and refractive surgery. Some of the most common specialties among optometry expert witnesses also include pediatric optometry, geriatric optometry, low vision rehabilitation, binocular vision, and occupational vision. They have provided opinions on the effects of visual impairment, eye injuries, glaucoma management, complications from cataract surgery, and improper prescription of eyewear.

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Robert John Noecker, MBA, MDView profile

ID: 594278

Dr. Robert John Noecker, MBA, MD

Dr. Robert J. Noecker has 28 years of experience in the field of Ophthalmology. He earned his BS in Material Science and Engineering, Biology, and Humanities from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, his MD from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, and his MBA from the University of Arizona. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Moses H. Cone Memorial...

Ophthalmology Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile


Ophthalmology Expert Witness | Georgia

This board certified and fellowship trained ophthalmologist has additional certification in Corneal Disease and Surgery and LASIK Surgery. He has clinical ophthalmology practice experience spanning almost two decades.

Alan Louis Shabo, MDView profile

ID: 780410

Dr. Alan Louis Shabo, MD

Dr. Alan L. Shabo has 48 years of experience in the field of Ophthalmology. He earned both his B.A. and his MS in Anatomy from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his MD from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Today, this expert is board certified in Ophthalmology. Formerly, this expert served as Chief of Opthalmology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and as a Staff Associate at...

Retinal Surgery Expert Witness | KentuckyView profile


Retinal Surgery Expert Witness | Kentucky

This extremely qualified retinal surgeon has received his medical training from among the top ten medical institutions in the nation. He is a fellow of such prestigious professional societies as the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and is extensively published in his field. Throughout his 30+ year career he has been appointed to high ranking professorships and directorships of retinal surgery...

James Thomas Murphy III, MDView profile

ID: 1092472

Dr. James Thomas Murphy III, MD

Dr. James T. Murphy III has 8 years of experience in the field of Opthalmology. He earned a BS in both Spanish and Biochemistry at UW Madison and his MD at The Medical College of Wisconsin. After completing his residency in Ophthalmology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Ophthalmology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Today,...

Otolaryngology Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Otolaryngology Expert Witness | New York

This fellowship trained and board certified otolaryngology specialist is the current medical director of a center specializing in vocal disorders like spasmodic dysphonia. He currently practices in both a clinical and academic capacity, and is a member of such prestigious professional societies as the American College of Surgeons, where he is also a fellow.

Vera Marie Howe, FAAO, ODView profile

ID: 672412

Dr. Vera Marie Howe, FAAO, OD

Dr. Vera M. Howe has 22 years of experience in the field of Optometry. She earned her BA in Biology from Azusa Pacific University and both her BS in Visual Sciences and her OD from the Illinois College of Optometry. After completing an externship in Optometry at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, she went on to complete a residency in Corena and Contact Lens at the Illinois Eye Institute. Today,...


Ophthalmology Expert Witness | TexasView profile


Ophthalmology Expert Witness | Texas

This highly qualified Ophthalmology expert received his medical degree from Boston University and completed his post-doctoral training at some of the most prestigious centers in the country including the Mayo Clinic. He completed a Fellowship at the prestigious Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology as well as a member...

Kelli Ann Armstrong, ODView profile

ID: 1696112

Dr. Kelli Ann Armstrong, OD

Dr. Kelli Ann Armstrong has over 36 years of experience as an Optometrist. She earned her BA from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Today, this expert is a licensed Optometrist in the state of Connecticut. Formerly, this expert served as an Optometrist at Armstrong & Denigris PC and as an Optometrist at Kelli Armstrong PC.


Ophthalmology and Diabetes Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile


Ophthalmology and Diabetes Expert Witness | Illinois

This board certified ophthalmologist has been practicing medicine for over 10 years, holding top positions at an elite medical university. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists, with over 50 articles published in peer-reviewed journals. He is the former Chief of Vitreoretinal Services at Weiss Memorial Hospitals and is currently an...

David John Sterna, FAAO, ODView profile

ID: 1900127

Dr. David John Sterna, FAAO, OD

Dr. David J. Sterna has 36 years of experience in the field of Optometry. He earned his BA from The College of Wooster and his OD from Ohio State University. Today, he is licensed as a Therapeutic Optometrist in Ohio and is a board-certified Optometrist. In 1985, he started as a Solo Private Practitioner and then in 2005 he became the Owner and Medical Optometrist at David J. Sterna, OD &...


Ophthalmology Expert Witness | FloridaView profile


Ophthalmology Expert Witness | Florida

This supremely qualified Ophthalmology expert received his medical degree from State University of New York before completing internship and residency at the prestigious Cornell University medical School. He received Fellowship training in Ocular Oncology, Neuroophthalmology and Vitreo-retinal Surgery from such highly regarded institutions as MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is board certified by...

Jason J ChenView profile

ID: 19370

Dr. Jason J Chen

After completing his undergraduate education at the University of California San Diego, this expert obtained his doctorate of optometry from the State University of New York. He has served in various optometry offices providing routine examinations as well as urgent pre and post-op surgical care. Currently, this expert serves as an eyecare consultant and administrator at an optometry practice in...

Ophthalmology Expert Witness | IndianaView profile


Ophthalmology Expert Witness | Indiana

This expert graduated at the top 1% of his class at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. He has performed over 4000 cataract surgeries and is a reviewer for multiple prestigious journals including the American Journal of Ophthalmology and the Journal of Refractive Surgery. He is currently partaking in 2 fellowship programs at a major university medical center and is also a member of the...


Albert Alexander LascaibarView profile

ID: 19836

Dr. Albert Alexander Lascaibar

This expert has over 30 years of experience in optometry, and he has worked in both retail and clinical settings. He obtained his BS in biology and psychology from Boston College, followed by his OD from SUNY College of Optometry. He then served as an optometrist in a private setting at Optical Heaven, a position he filled for over 10 years. The following six years, he was an optometrist at Eye...

Ophthalmology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Ophthalmology Expert Witness | California

This expert is highly qualified and board certified. He attended Harvard University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He pursued a Doctorate in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He completed an Internship in Medicine and Surgery at Tufts-Newton Wellesley Hospital and attended a residency program in Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary. He is currently serving as a...

Bruce KiralyView profile

ID: 26824

Dr. Bruce Kiraly

This expert has over 35 years of experience as an optometrist. He earned his BS in chemical engineering from Purdue University and his OD from the University of Alabama. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Richmond Optometric Society. He previously served as a process engineer for Nitrogen Corp. and as the President of Richmond Optometric Society. This expert is...

Ophthalmology and Retina Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Ophthalmology and Retina Expert Witness | New York

This highly qualified and board certified ophthalmologist received his A.B. from Johns Hopkins University and his M.D. from University of Naples School of Medicine. This expert conducted his clinical fellowship at Massachusetts Eye and Ear infirmary, Harvard University as well as a research fellowship at the Retina Foundation for Medical and Biological Sciences. This ophthalmologist has won...

Brian J McneelView profile

ID: 41829

Dr. Brian J Mcneel

This expert is currently the Owner of an eye center in Idaho, where he is among the most experienced optometrists in LASIK and cataract surgery in the state. He received his Bachelor's degree from the College of Idaho and graduated with an O.D. from the Southern California College of Optometry. The expert worked as a member of the staff at The Eye Institute of Utah and Hollingshead Eye Center in...

Ophthalmology Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Ophthalmology Expert Witness | New York

This highly qualified, board certified and published expert earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and his medical degree from George Washington University. This was followed by an internship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a residency in Opthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College, where he was appointed chief resident during his final year of training. This expert...

Optometry Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an optometry expert witness in legal cases?

An optometry expert witness provides specialized knowledge in vision care, including eye exams, diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases, and prescription of corrective lenses.

What types of cases can an optometry expert witness assist with?

Optometry expert witnesses can assist with medical malpractice cases, personal injury claims involving eye injuries, product liability cases related to eyewear, and more.

How can an optometry expert witness help in a case involving misdiagnosis of an eye condition?

The expert can provide insight into standard procedures for diagnosing eye conditions, identify where errors may have occurred, and explain the potential impact on the patient's health.

Are there subspecialties within optometry that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, there are several subspecialties in optometry such as pediatric optometry, geriatric optometry, ocular disease management, and contact lens fitting among others.

Why is it important to hire an optometry expert witness who is still actively practicing?

An active practitioner stays updated with the latest advancements in eye care. Their current knowledge can be crucial in understanding complex cases.

How does Expert Institute select its Optometry expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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