Contributor Profile

Ryan Parker

Job TitleOD

Company NameEssilor


Dr. Parker grew up in Buhler Kansas and received his undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University in 2000. He graduated from the Oklahoma College of Optometry at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah Oklahoma in 2004. While in school he was honored to be elected as President of The American Optometric Student Association and greatly enjoyed his time serving the national student association. He opened Ardmore Premier Eyecare in 2007 and is proud to be among a select group of Optometrists in the state of Oklahoma that have completed the training to become licensed to perform PRK eye surgery. In 2018 he joined Essilor full time as the Director of Professional Development. Dr. Parker has lectured on practice management at many of the schools and colleges of Optometry and has presented numerous lectures to opticians and optometric physicians on a variety of topics.

Education Sessions

  • Whats Next The Myopia Epidemic

    September 19, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Sands Convention Center - 202-S

    This course explains trends and treatment options related to the progression of myopia.

    • Language: English
  • Reinventing Refraction

    September 19, 2019, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - 807-V

    While patient needs and demands on their visual systems have changed significantly, subjective refraction techniques and technology have seen minimal changes in...

    • Language: English
  • Whats Next...The Blind Spots of Practice Profitability

    September 20, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Sands Convention Center - 905-V

    This class explores how many key performance indicators are related and how we can make changes to become more profitable. By applying the concepts discussed ou...

    • Language: English

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