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Raymond Irvin Myers

Raymond Irvin Myers, American optometrist, researcher. Fellow American Academy Optometry; member American Optometric Association, Missouri Optometric Association, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, St. Louis Optometric Society (president 1985-1986), International Society for Contact Lens Research (co-founder, vice president 1980-1993), American Optometric Student Association (co-founder, president 1967).

Background

  • Myers, Raymond Irvin was born on November 19, 1943 in Mishawaka, Indiana, United States. Son of Raymond E. Myers and Adeline S. (Hiler) Myers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Notre Dame, 1966. Bachelor of Science, Indiana University, 1968. OD, Indiana University, 1970.

    Career

    • Director education and manpower division American Optometric Association, St. Louis, 1970-1973. Manager international professional services Bausch & Lomb, Inc., Rochester, New York, 1973-1977. Research fellow Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, 1977-1978.

      Private practice optometry St. Louis, since 1979. Member faculty University Missouri, since 1986. Member faculty, director department contact lenses Louisiana State University, New Orleans, 1992-1993.

      Adjunct faculty Louisiana State University and University Houston. Research consultant various contact lens and laser manufacturers.

    Works

    • Patentee in field. Contributor more than 35 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow American Academy Optometry. Member American Optometric Association, Missouri Optometric Association, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, St. Louis Optometric Society (president 1985-1986), International Society for Contact Lens Research (co-founder, vice president 1980-1993), American Optometric Student Association (co-founder, president 1967).

    Connections

    • Married Paulette K. Emerine, July 9, 1966. 1 child, Christopher Raymond.
    • father: Raymond E. Myers Myers
    • mother: Adeline S. (Hiler) Myers
    • spouse: Paulette K. Emerine
    • child: Christopher Raymond Myers
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    Born November 19, 1943
    (age 74)
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