Balamurali Vasudevan, BSOptom, PhD, MBA

Associate Professor and Vision Science Lead

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B.S.Optom Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India 2000
MS Vision Science University of Waterloo, Canada 2004
PhD Vision Science State University of NewYork, USA 2008

Work Experience:

  1. Clinical Optometrist: Medical Research Foundation, India: 2000-2002
  2. Research Optometrist: Manhattan Vision Associates, USA: 2004-2008 
  3. Senior Clinical Vision Scientist: Johnson and Johnson Vision Care, USA: 2008-2009
  4. Research Fellow: Indiana University, USA: 2009-2010
  5. Assistant Professor: Midwestern University, USA: 2010-2015
  6. Associate Professor: Midwestern University, USA: 2015 onwards

Research Interest:

My current research is in the areas of:

  1. Human models of myopia progression and interactions with optical aberrations. 
  2. Optical and Visual performance with multifocal contact lenses, intraocular devices and  refractive surgery
  3. Early diagnosis of clinical dry eye
  4. Reading and sports vision

Courses taught: