This page was initially coded by Vonda Lee Heverly, using material written by Dr.Gerald Lowther.
Dr. Lowther is Professor of Optometry and Co-director of The Borish Center for Ophthalmic Research at the School of Optometry, Indiana University. He is President of the American Academy of Optometry and Immediate Past-President of the International Society for Contact Lens Research. He is co-editor of the International Contact Lens Clinic journal. He has an active clinical research program in the areas of contact lens materials, contact lens design, aftercare problems, care systems, and dry eye. He has received the John Neill Medal from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Award for Distinguished Research on the Cornea and Contact Lenses from the University of Houston College of Optometry, the Distinguished Faculty Award from the Michigan Association of Governing Boards, and gave the 1994 Max Shapero Memorial Lecture at the American Academy of Optometry meeting. He has authored three books, many chapters for other books and has over 100 published papers. He has lectured extensively nationally and internationally.