Delegate Profile

Michael Chaglasian

Job TitleOD, FAAO

Company NameIllinois Eye Institute


Dr. Michael Chaglasian is an Associate Professor at the Illinois College of Optometry and Chief of Staff of the Illinois Eye Institute. He is a graduate of State University of New York College of Optometry and completed a Residency in Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. Chaglasian is in charge of the Glaucoma Service at the Illinois Eye Institute, providing patient care while instructing optometry residents and students. His clinical practice is directed exclusively to patients with glaucoma while co-managing surgical care with two glaucoma specialists. His research interests include normal tension glaucoma, automated perimetry and the clinical use of OCT imaging. He is a founding member and is currently President of the Optometric Glaucoma Society and has a number of published articles and has contributed chapters to several popular textbooks on the topics of glaucoma and visual fields. He sits on the editorial board for Optometry Times.

Education Sessions

  • The Glaucoma Suspect: Clinical Pearls for Optimal Management

    September 23, 2020, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Deciding when and how to treat a glaucoma suspect or someone with ocular hypertension can be challenging. Multiple data points must be analyzed including patien...

    • Language: English
  • A Roadmap for Making the Diagnosis in Glaucoma

    September 24, 2020, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    All of the essential elements used in evaluating the glaucoma suspect are covered in this presentation which is built upon several case based clinical examples....

    • Language: English
  • A Roadmap for Identifying and Managing Progression in Glaucoma

    September 24, 2020, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    An important area in the management of glaucoma is the detection of change. This course will discuss which individuals are at greatest risk to progress. Methods...

    • Language: English