Delegate 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

  • Eyecare in Esports, Gaming and COVID: Digital Concerns Like Never Before

    September 24, 2020, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Course description coming soon!

    • Language: English
  • AMD Current Science and Trends in Diagnosis and Treatment

    September 25, 2020, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    The science of AMD is evolving quickly, and so are standards for diagnosis and treatment of AMD patients. This course will discuss todays trends based on resear...

    • Language: English
  • Modern Day Diabetes

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Learn to fully understand the standard classification of non-proliferative and proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Get the latest updates on the current treatme...

    • Language: English
  • Retinal Findings With Systemic Disease

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

    This course will cover common systemic conditions and their retinal findings. Attention will be paid to diagnosis and treatment as well as appropriate referrals...

    • Language: English