Contributor Profile

Jeffry Gerson

Job TitleOD

Company NameGrin Eyecare


Dr. Jeffry Gerson graduated from Indiana University school of optometry in 1997. He then went on to complete a residency at the VA medical center in Kansas City concentrating on ocular disease and low vision. Immediately after leaving the VA, he became faculty at the University of Kansas school of medicine in the department of ophthalmology. Dr. Gerson was responsible for staffing clinics as well as some resident education. Before entering his current practice He worked at a retinal referral center in Kansas City. He is now in a collaborative private practice with OD's and MD's and sees a wide variety of patients. Dr. Gerson has authored several articles in journals such as "Review of Optometry" and "Optometric Management", and continues to do so. He also lectures frequently on the topics of retinal disease and systemic disease. He is a member of the American Optometric Association as well as the Kansas and Missouri optometric associations. He is a fellow of both the Academy of Optometry and Optometric Retina Society.

Education Sessions

  • Ocular Nutrition Controversies A to Z (Asta to Zea)

    September 19, 2019, 7:15 AM - 8:15 AM, Sands Convention Center - 705-V

    Nutrition plays an important role in ocular health. This course will use patient cases to demonstrate how nutrition can potentially be of great benefit to patie...

    • Language: English
  • Innovation Stage Session - Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb - Making Sense of Ocular Nutrition

    September 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - IS4121

    Join Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO, in a presentation of "Making Sense of Ocular Nutrition", to review the impact of the AREDS clinical studies on patients with age-r...

    • Language: English
  • Vision Series - Presented by Genentech - Diagnosis and Treatment Considerations for Diabetic Retinopathy

    September 19, 2019, 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM, Sands Convention Center - 701-V

    Join our two experts, Jeffry Gerson, OD and Joseph Coney, MD, for a discussion on the challenges of providing care for patients with Diabetic Retinopathy with a...

    • Language: English
  • Retina Update: What's new and What's coming

    September 19, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - 1003-V

    As our population ages and more of our patients are coming to us for more than routine care, ODs are being presented with more retinal disease in their practice...

    • Language: English
  • AMD Contemporary Thinking in Diagnostics and Management

    September 20, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Sands Convention Center - 503-V

    As AMD becomes a bigger problem in the general patient population, it becomes more important to detect it earlier and treat it appropriately. This course will d...

    • Language: English
  • Retinal Findings with Systemic Disease

    September 20, 2019, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - 1001-V

    This course will discuss some of the different retinal findings we see with different systemic diseases. The course will cover not only the retinal perspective,...

    • Language: English
  • New Horizons in the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy

    September 20, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - 903-V

    The prevalence of diabetes in the US has reached epidemic proportions. Eye care providers play a vital role in the care and management of these patients. The ev...

    • Language: English

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