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Walter Flora, III

Walter Flora, III, American optometrist. Fellow: International Orthokeratology Society (president since 1984, diplomate cornea and contact lens section), American Academy Optometry; member: Southern Orthokeratology Society (president 1980-1982), Pinellas County Optometric Association 1979-1980, (Optometrist of Year 1982), Florida Optometric Association (trustee 1980-1984), American Optometric Association, Sertoma Club.

Background

III, Walter Flora, was born on July 6, 1943 in Hobbs, New Mexico, United States. Son of Walter and Mildred (Stivers) Flora.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Southern College Optometry, Memphis. OD, Southern College Optometry, Memphis, 1966.

Career

Private practice optometry, Belleair Bluffs, Florida, since 1969. Clinical investigator Acu-gel Soft Lens Strieter Laboratories, Collinsville, Illinois, 1974—1975, Burton Parsons & Company, 1976—1978, Sherman Laboratories, Abita Springs, Louisiana, 1980—1982, biomedical Laboratories, Anaheim, California, since 1982. Consultant Unicens Corporation.

Captain United States Army, 1966-1968, Vietnam.

Membership

Fellow: International Orthokeratology Society (president since 1984, diplomate cornea and contact lens section), American Academy Optometry. Member: Southern Orthokeratology Society (president 1980-1982), Pinellas County Optometric Association 1979-1980, (Optometrist of Year 1982), Florida Optometric Association (trustee 1980-1984), American Optometric Association, Sertoma Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sports, cooking.

Connections

Married Gloria Gay Peacock, June 17, 1967. 1 child Stephanie Annual.