Dr. Robert L. Davis O.D., FAAO practices in Oak Lawn, Illinois and is director of the Contact Lens Clinic at Davis EyeCare.
He is also co-founder of EyeVis, Eye and Vision Research Institute developing novel contact lens designs as well as forging the knowledge of anterior segment pathophysiology. He is an adjunct faculty member at Southern California College of Optometry, University of Missouri in St. Louis, Illinois College of Optometry, Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University and Pacific University. Dr. Davis has been recognized as a Diplomate in the Corneal, Contact Lens and Refractive Technology section of the American Academy of Optometry as well as an inductee in National Academy Practice in Optometry.
Dr. Davis has received Gas Permeable man of the year award as well as being honored as one of the 50 most influential in optometry in 2015. He has held leadership roles in the American Optometric Association, American Academy of Optometry, National Academy of Practice and other professional organizations.
Dr. Davis has published and lectured on topics related to Contact Lenses, Myopia Control, Eye Care and the management of eye disorders and has developed many contact lens designs as well as holds various contact lens patents. His interest in creating contact lenses designs stem from his desire to enhancing patient’s lives. He is an advocate for patients with ectatic disease and has changed the policies for patient reimbursement for ectatic disease. Therapeutic procedures for corneal anomalies demands positive therapies that will provide outcomes for patients to resume a normal life style. Dr. Davis is committed to find this solution for each of his patients.