2016-2017 Vision Rehab Comittee

Bhavani Iyer

Bhavani Iyer, O.D.

Chair, AOA VRC

Graduated from Michigan College of Optometry in 1997Director, Center for Visual Rehabilitation,CizikEye ClinicAssistant professor, University of Texas Medical School at HoustonDirector, Lyndon B. Johnson County Clinic, Low vision services, Harris Health SystemContact Dr. Iyer at bhavaniiyer@cizikeye.org ; bhavaniiyerod@gmail.com

Jason Clopton

Jason Clopton, O.D.

Past Chair VRC

AOA member for more than 20 years

College of Optometrists in Visual Development Board of Directors 2008-2010

Tennessee Young OD of the Year 2002

Center director, Center of Vision Development in Cookeville, Tenn.

Co-author of two chapters in "Visual Diagnosis & Treatment of the Patient with Special Needs"

Contact Dr. Clopton at drclopton@drclopton.com

John Rundquist

John Rundquist, O.D.

Graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1996

Residency in low vision and hospital based optometry Eastern Blind Rehabilitation Center West Haven CT VA Hospical in 1997

AOA Member for 19 years

Executive and Clinical Director of the Western New York Center for the Visually Impaired in Buffalo, NY

Past President of the Western New York Society of OptometristsLow Vision Diplomate in the American Academy of Optometry

Contact Dr. Rundquist at jrundquirst@wnycvi.com

Carl Garbus, OD

Carl Garbus, O.D.

Graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1980AOA member for 35 years

President of the LA County Optometric Society in 1993

President of the Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation Association 2010-2014

Holds hospital privileges at three rehabilitation hospitals in So. California (Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital and Long Beach Memorial Care Hospital) Current Past President NORA 2015

Consultant to the rehabilitation groups, Centre For Neuro Skills in Bakersfieldand in Encino, CA

Contact Dr. Garbus at cgarbusod@gmail.com