Delegate Profile

Justin Schweitzer

Job TitleOD

Company NameVance Thompson Vision


Dr. Justin Schweitzer specializes in advanced glaucoma, refractive surgical clinical care, and anterior segment pathology at Vance Thompson Vision. He graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, OR. In 2012 he pursued his dream to focus on glaucoma, advanced anterior segment surgery care and pathology, joining Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Dr. Schweitzer is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at The Illinois College of Optometry and regularly lectures on glaucoma, anterior segment pathology, refractive surgical clinical care, and surgical management. Dr. Schweitzer is a member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, Scleral Lens Education Society, American Optometric Association, Intrepid Eye Society, Optometric Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Society, and South Dakota Optometric Society and has had multiple articles published in scientific journals. Dr. Schweitzer has research interests in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery and biomechanical properties of the cornea as it relates to glaucoma.

Education Sessions

  • Innovations in Glaucoma Drug Delivery: What the Future Holds

    September 23, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Patient adherence with glaucoma medications is less than desirable. This course will introuce the participant to innovative drug delivery devices that may be th...

    • Language: English
  • Glaucoma and Ocular Surface Disease

    September 24, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    The prevalence of ocular surface disease (OSD) and glaucoma increase with age, so it is no surprise that OSD often exists in a concomitant state in more than 60...

    • Language: English
  • MIGS in Glaucoma

    September 25, 2020, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) has exploded onto the scene in recent years to help fill a gap in the glaucoma treatment algorithm. This course will pro...

    • Language: English
  • Surgical Advances in Glaucoma Therapy

    September 25, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course will review the latest advances in glaucoma surgical therapy, including filtering surgery, laser surgery and other minimally invasive surgical optio...

    • Language: English