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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 of faculty, U. Missouri, St. Louis, since 1986;member of faculty, director department contact lenses, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, 1992-1993. Adjunct faculty Louisiana State University and University Houston. Research consultant various contactlens and laser manufacturers.

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.