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Scientific Advisory Board

IOPtima has relied on several renowned key opinion leaders in the field of Glaucoma to provide clinical and strategic advice and participate in clinical trials. These individuals are listed below.


  • Prof. Ehud Assia, MD – Inventor, CMO, Ophthalmic Surgeon, Israel: 

Director, Ophthalmology Department, Meir Medical Center; Professor at Tel-Aviv University; Medical Director Ein Tal Eye Center

  • Prof. Alon Harris – M.S., Ph.D., Ophthalmic Researcher, Indiana: 

Director, Clinical Research, the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine

  • Dr. Robert David, MD – Glaucoma specialist, California:

Former Vice President at the Department of Opthalmology, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheba

  • Prof. Howard Barnebey, MD – Glaucoma specialist, Seattle:

Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Ophthalmology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  • Prof. Alan L. Robin, MD – Glaucoma specialist, Baltimore:

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 

  • Prof. Shlomo (Choka) Melamed – Glaucoma specialist, Israel:

Ophthalmology Specialist at the Goldschleger Eye Institute, The am Rothberg Glaucoma Center Chaim Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer

  • Dr. Nir Shoham-Hazon – Glaucoma and advanced anterior segment surgeon, Israel:

Director of Glaucoma, Advanced Anterior Segment and IOL Surgery (GAASS), Department of Ophthalmology, Barzilai University Hospital, Ashkelon