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Dr. Jeffery Heier – Honorable Guest Speaker for March Vision Seminar

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The Vision Seminar was very pleased to host Jeffrey S. Heier, M.D., the Co-President and Medical Director, Director of the Vitreoretinal Service, and Director of Retina Research at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston (OCB), as the honorable guest speaker for March. Dr. Heier is one of the leading retinal clinical researchers in the country for new treatments in exudative and non-exudative macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, venous occlusive disease, vitreoretinal surgical techniques and instrumentation, and diagnostic imaging of the retina. 

He serves on the Scientific Advisory Board or as Clinical Design Consultant to over thirty biotechnical or pharmaceutical companies.  Dr. Heier is the lead investigator on numerous clinical trials, ranging from phase I safety and proof of concept trials to phase IV post-marketing studies. Dr. Heier shared his experience with drug development and with clinical studies, while focusing on diabetic retinopathy and on age related macular degeneration.

Dr. Heier also shared his experience with wide field imaging. Optos representatives were present at the seminar and demonstrated real time wide-field imaging to the participants. “We are grateful for Dr. Heier to share his experience and knowledge with us”, Dr. Schaal said, “it is commendable that a busy retina specialist dedicates so much of his time an effort to clinical research. Dr. Heier’s dedication to clinical research is unmatched and much admired in the national and international retina community”.

Dr. Jeffery Heier Photo
Dr. Jeffery Heier Photo
Dr. Jeffery Heier Photo
Dr. Jeffery Heier Photo