Vision Loss Expert Witnesses

Vision loss expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on vision loss. The vision loss expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Laser Surgery, Mental Health, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, Optometry, and Psychology.

Inga Fors, OD AOA, COVD, NORA

Phoenix, Arizona
Optometry, Neuro-Ophthalmology - Neuro-Optometry, Neuro-Optometric Rehab, Concussion/Brain Injury Rehab, Post- Concussion Syndrome, Vision Therapy, Oculomotor Dysfunction, Nerve Palsies, Double Vision, Brain Injury. Eye Injury, Vision Loss, Diabetic and Hypertensive Retinopathy, Glaucoma, Pediatric Vision, Developmental delays
Dr. Inga Fors earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. She has completed externships in Vision Therapy, Pediatrics, and Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation in Chandler, Arizona and an Ocular Disease and Primary Care externship at Malcolm Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Fors is a member of the American Optometric Association, the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, and The Lion’s Club. She volunteers for school and sports vision screenings and has served on medical mission trips with Student Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity (SVOSH) International to provide eye care in third- world countries, including several cities in Mexico and Costa Rica. In private practice since 2017, Dr. Fors has worked in Primary Care and specialties including: Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Vision Therapy, and Ocular Disease. Her passion is Neur...

Nathan J. Abraham, MD Abraham Eye Center

Valencia, California
Ophthalmology, Optometry - Eye trauma, ruptured globe, retinopathy, cataract surgery, LASIK surgery, PRK, laser vision correction, refractive surgery, refractive lens exchange, SMILE, cornea, corneal transplants, corneal ulcers, pterygium surgery, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, retina, vision loss, blindness, endophthalmitis
My Vision Is To Improve Sight!TM"; the slogan I created, trademarked, and use as a compass to guide to how I treat every patient, every visit. I am a Board Certified, solo-practice comprehensive ophthalmologist that specializes in cataract, cornea, and refractive surgery. I completed internship in Internal Medicine at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, CA. I then went on to ophthalmology training at Howard University in Washington, D.C. I continued training with completion of a fellowship in Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgery at the prestigious UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute in Los Angeles, CA. I am certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) and an active member of the American Association of Ophthalmology (AAO). I have also been involved in clinical research studies aimed at maximizing visual outcomes in patients with high degrees of irregular astigmatism undergoing cataract surgery. My research experience in ophthalmology has helped guide my clinical p...

Andrew F. Calman, MD, PhD Premier Eyecare

San Francisco, California
Ophthalmology, Optometry - Cataract,Glaucoma,Diabetic Retinopathy,eye,vision,eye injury,eye injuries,retina,macula,eye surgery,vision loss,patent,antitrust,eyedrops,pharmaceuticals,coding,reimbursement
Past President of the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and Associate Clinical Professor at UC-San Francisco, Dr. Andrew Calman brings comprehensive expertise in eye diseases, injuries and surgery, as well as outstanding availability and responsiveness. Attorneys have repeatedly praised Dr. Calman's deposition and courtroom skills. Most cases have settled favorably after his expert report or deposition. Dr. Calman is also knowledgeable about pharmacological patent and antitrust issues including Hatch-Waxman, Paragraph IV filings, inter parte review and BPCIA. Dr. Calman has served as an Ophthalmology Expert for the Medical Board of California, Associate Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology,and has developed national eye care policy with the Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has an active private practice in San Francisco's Mission District, treating a wide variety of medical and surgical eye problems. D...

Matthew Denny, MD

San Francisco, California
Ophthalmology - Blindness, Cataract Surgery, Corneal Transplant, Corneal Ulcer, Dry Eye, Eye Infection, Eye Injury, Eye Surgery, Glaucoma, Keratoplasty, Ocular Trauma, Pterygium, Standard of Care, Surgical Complication, Vision Loss
Dr. Denny is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery and corneal disease. He is the Chief of Cataract and Anterior Segment Surgery at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. In addition to caring for patients in his private comprehensive practice, he takes emergency trauma call at several regional hospitals. Dr. Denny is regularly invited to local medical society meetings for his engaging presentations, and he has won several teaching awards for training ophthalmology residents in the clinic and operating room.

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

California
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

David Kaye, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Fresno, California
Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology - Standard of Care, Traumatic Injury, Vision Loss, Puncture, Abrasion, Cornea Injury, Retina Injury, Vision Loss, Puncture, Foreign Body, Chemical Injury, Light Sensitivity, Eye Pain, Reduced Night Time Vision, Eye Strain, Optic Nerve, Double Vision, Dry Eyes
Dr. David Kaye is board certified in Ophthalmology by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. He is Fellowship trained in neuro-ophthalmology and refractive surgery and is a comprehensive ophthalmologist. He is also a Fellow of the Legal College of Medicine (J.D) and holds specialized certifications in LASIK, Automated Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK), and Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK). In addition to his broad personal background, he also comes from a family of eight active ophthalmologists. Dr. Kaye has a successful practice in the Central Valley of California. Dr. Kaye is widely respected for consistently providing the most advanced medical technology to his patients. Dr. Kaye introduced Laser Vision Correction to the Central Valley in 1996. He also pioneered disposable contact lenses in the U.S.A. and was awarded patents for his research on detecting glaucoma. He has been performing refractive surgery for over 20 years, including L...

Franklin W. Lusby, Jr., M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

La Jolla, California
Ophthalmology, Laser Surgery - Traumatic Injury, Standard of Care, Disability, Product Liability, Vision Impariment, Surgical Complications, Vision Loss, Chemical Burns, Retinal Injury, Infections, Abrasions, Lacerations, Retinal Detachment, Hyphema, Blindness, UV Light Injury, Foreign Body Injury, Management of Systemic Illness
Dr. Franklin W. Lusby, Jr. is a distinguished ophthalmologist and refractive surgeon with a robust career spanning over four decades. Born and raised in Maryland, he completed his undergraduate education at Columbia Union College with a B.A. in Chemistry, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1974. He earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1978. Following an internship at Malden Hospital affiliated with Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Lusby pursued pre-residency studies in Basic and Clinical Sciences for Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School. He then completed his residency in Ophthalmology at White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, in 1983, and further specialized with a fellowship in extracapsular cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation at Glendale Eye Medical Group. Dr. Lusby is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and holds medical licenses in California...

Jonathan Macy, MD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Los Angeles, California
Ophthalmology - Standard of Care, Traumatic Injury, Vision Loss, Optic Nerve, Dry Eyes, Abrasions, Lacerations, Vision Loss, Eye Strain, Foreign Bodies, Retinal Detachment, Puncture, Chemical Exposure, Scarring, Cornea Injury, Double Vision, Eye Pain, Blurred Vision, Reduced Peripheral and/or Nighttime Vision
Jonathan Macy is a leading ophthalmologist in Los Angeles. He earned his B.A. and M.D. degrees at Boston University in 1976, with election to Phi Beta Kappa. After graduation, Dr. Macy moved to Los Angeles to do an Internal Medicine internship at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. A subsequent Research Fellowship at the Doheny Eye Institute led to an Ophthalmology residency at U.S.C., which he completed in 1981. Since completion of his Ophthalmology training, Dr. Macy has been in private practice adjacent to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. In addition to his busy office and surgery practice, Dr. Macy is a Past President of the Beverly Hills District of the Los Angeles County Medical Association. He is a Past President of the California Academy of Ophthalmology and was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Olympia Hospital. He is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at both U.S.C. and U.C.L.A. and he is the author of more than 100 chapters, papers and abstracts. Dr. Macy...

Thomas D Tyler, MD, PhD

San Carlos, California
Ophthalmology - Vision Loss, Ocular Disease, Diabetic Retinopathy, Neuroophthalmology, Sight Disorders, Retinal Detachment, Macular Degeneration, Optic Nerve, Eye Trauma, Eye Injury, Malpractice, Cataract, Glaucoma, Vision Loss, Surgery, Complications, Standard of Care, Blindness
Thomas Tyler, M.D., Ph.D., is a board-certified ophthalmologist, with extensive experience in the development of medical devices. Dr. Tyler is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School, Houston. Dr. Tyler is part of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Tyler provides comprehensive record review and Independent Medical Examinations; verbal and written reports provided in a timely manner; depositions/court testimony for defense or plaintiff.

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

Florida
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

Gabriela A Rifkin, JD, MD Gabriela Rifkin, JD, MD, PA

Parkland, Florida
Ophthalmology - comprehensive ophthalmology, law degree, eye, surgeon, comprehensive, glaucoma, vision, malpractice, anterior segment, diabetes, vision loss, pterygium, cataract, eye injury, eye doctor
Gabriela Rifkin, J.D., M.D., is a board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist, offering medical and surgical eye care for a variety of conditions. She has experience with cataracts, glaucoma, dry eye, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, uveitis, conjunctivitis, and many other conditions and diseases affecting the eyes and vision. Dr. Rifkin is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where she earned her medical degree and her law degree. She completed her internship at MacNeal Hospital in the Chicagoland area, followed by residency in ophthalmology at the University of Rochester in upstate New York. Her research has been accepted for posters and presentations at meetings and she has been published in IOVS, a prestigious ophthalmology journal . She is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

Illinois
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

St.Louis, Missouri
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

New Jersey
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

New York
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

John Galanis, MD FACS Galanis Cataract and Laser Eye Center

Pennsylvania
Ophthalmology, Optometry - cataract surgery malpractice, glaucoma surgery malpractice, LASIK, PRK, refractive surgery, implant lens, vision loss, eye trauma, , cornea, retina, optic nerve, orbit, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ophthalmology, ophthalmologist, macula, retinal detachment, patent litigation.
* Board Certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology * Fellowship in glaucoma, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California * Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology * Fellow, American College of Surgeons * Board of Directors, St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired * Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology - St. Louis University School of Medicine * Adjunct Assistant Professor- University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry * Excellent communication skills -experienced speaker to the public and medical professionals * 25 years of experience as an expert witness in ophthalmology * Qualified as an expert in state and federal court * Experienced in deposition and trial testimony * Available for plaintiff and defense cases * Experienced in patent litigation. * I have served as an expert witness in several major intellectual property cases for pharmaceutical companies and ophthalmic device manufacturers. * Feel free to...

Andre S Watson, Psy.D. Your Vision for Life Psychological Services LLC

Aldan, Pennsylvania
Mental Health, Psychology - Visual Impairment, visual, vision, Blindness, blind, vision loss, malpractice, disabled, disability, adjustment, trauma, depression, anxiety, handicapped psychological damage, PTSD, children adolescents development emotional injury, Black African race discrimination, grief suffering, sight
Dr. Andre Watson is a clinical psychologist who holds a Master’s and a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from widener University. He specializes in psychotherapy for individuals, families, and the disabled. Over the past 20 years, he has been a student of various martial arts, an accomplished goalball player, represented the United States in Paralympic Judo in 2008, and is the president and founder of the AudioDart Club of the Delaware Valley. He is married to his lovely life Katina and is the proud father of his 11-year-old daughter Kenya. Andre values learning, adventure, and creativity in everything that he does and desires to encourage, empower, and motivate those who are different, disabled, or those who might be down because of life’s struggles. He has been blind since the age of 9, and every since then has been passionate about blindness skills, independence, and motivating the blind and visually impaired to be all that they can be. He has given talks and speeches ...

Melissa Bohonos, MD Expedient Medicolegal Services

San Antonio, Texas
Ophthalmology - Ocular Disease, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachment, Vision Impairment, Standard of Care, Retinal Tear, Macular Degeneration, Optic Nerve, Eye Trauma, Vision Loss, Complications, Blindess, Sight Disorders, Traumatic Eye Injury, Surgical Intervention, Reduced Night Vision
Dr. Melissa Bohonos is board-certified in Ophthalmology by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She is fellowship trained in Glaucoma and is a comprehensive ophthalmologist in active practice seeing patients of all ages. Dr. Bohonos completed her ophthalmology training at Boston Medical Center, a level 1 trauma center with maximum exposure to a wide variety of ocular trauma pathology and cases. Dr. Bohonos has had additional fellowship training in Glaucoma and has performed over a thousand glaucoma procedures including complex glaucoma/cataract surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (canaloplasty, istent implant), trabeculectomy, tube shunt implant, selective laser trabeculoplasty, cytophotocoagulation (cpc) and many more. Dr. Bohonos also has extensive experience with dry eye disease management including in post LASIK patients. Dr Bohonos has been in clinical practice for more than 15 years. She has served as faculty at University of Illinois, Urbana and at State Universit...

Jacqueline W Wong, MD Ophthalmic Advisory Group, LLC

Bainbridge Island, Washington
Ophthalmology, Optometry - Eye Trauma Injuries, Eye Surgery Complications, Eye Infections, Vision Loss, Retinal Detachment, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Eye Toxicity from Medications, Eye Complications from surgical procedures, Medical-Legal Evaluations
I have been a practicing comprehensive ophthalmologist and specialized vitreoretinal surgeon since 1996. While serving as Assistant Clinical Professor at Texas Tech University, I gained extensive expertise in managing complicated eye disorders, ocular surgical complications, eye trauma, and eye infections. I have utilized my clinical experience in work as a QA/UR reviewer for many carriers as well as in reviewing and being both a defense and plaintiff expert witness for ophthalmology malpractice and personal injury cases. My goal is to always deliver balanced unbiased objective expert opinions in a cost-effective timely manner.