How was EyePrintPRO™ Developed?
The concept of EyePrint Prosthetics was developed by Dr. Christine Sindt. Dr. Sindt has devoted her career to providing vision for patients with diseased and irregular corneas. After developing a patent pending EyePrint ocular surface impression process, she partnered with Keith Parker, President of Advanced Vision Technologies, a state of the art specialty contact lens manufacturing laboratory. Together, with the help of many dedicated colleagues, they have developed the EyePrint Process to deliver life changing vision for many patients ocular surface disease.
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EyePrint Prosthetics, LLC is a private operating company created by Christine Sindt, OD, FAAO, FSLS, Iowa City, IA and Keith Parker, NCLEC, Denver, CO. EyePrint is a growing Network of Staff and Colleagues across the International Ophthalmic Community.
Christine Sindt, OD, FAAO, FSLS
Dr. Christine W. Sindt is a 1994 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry. She completed a disease-based residency at the Cleveland Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Sindt joined the Faculty of the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in 1995, where she is currently Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Director of the Contact Lens Service. She also serves as a consultant optometrist for the Iowa City Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center…
Dr. Sindt is Chief Clinical Editor for Review of Optometry and an Associate Editor for Review of Cornea and Contact Lens, where she contributes a monthly column on contact lens solutions. She also serves on the Optometry Times Editorial Advisory Board and is a Contributing editor for Contact Lens Spectrum.
She has published over 100 publications including peer-review journal articles, book chapters, contact lens columns, CD-ROMS, videos, and web publications. Her work has been cited in the popular media by the LA Times, Good Housekeeping and others. She has been an invited speaker at conferences both Nationally and Internationally.
Her clinical interests include pediatric, keratoconus, and post surgical contact lens fitting. Her research projects include contact lens solution research; design of scleral contact lens for the correction of keratoconus/pellucid marginal degeneration; keratoconus computer fitting; dry eye aberrations; effect of contact lens wear on immune cell density and morphology of the ocular surface; and corneal imaging with confocal microscopy.
Keith Parker, NCLEC
Keith Parker has been in the contact lens industry since 1976. His experience enables him to be an effective consultant specializing in fitting irregular corneas. Keith is Owner and President of Advanced Vision Technologies and was formerly the General Manager of Essilor. He recently served as the Immediate Past President of the Contact Lens Manufacturers Association (CLMA) Board of Directors. Keith has participated on numerous advisory panels and lectured on contact lens related subjects throughout the United States and abroad. Keith published articles in Contact Lens Spectrum, Optometry Today, Lab Talk, Global Contact and received the 2001 Global Contact Award.