Our Members

John D. Gelles, OD,  FIAO, FSLS, FCLSA

Dr. Gelles is the director of the specialty contact lens division of the Cornea and Laser Eye Institute-Hersh Vision Group and the CLEI Center for Keratoconus in Teaneck, NJ. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science and an adjunct clinical professor for State University of New York College of Optometry, Illinois College of Optometry and New England College of Optometry. He is a fellow of the Contact Lens Society of America, the Scleral Lens Society, and the International Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control. He is a board member of the Contact Lens Society of America, an executive board member of the International Keratoconus Academy and an advisory board member for the Gas Permeable Lens Institute. He is a clinical investigator for various keratoconus and specialty contact lens related clinical trials at CLEI and is a consultant for multiple technology and ophthalmic companies related to corneal disease, ocular surface disease and specialty contact lenses.