Brett J. King, OD, FAAO
Dr. King received his doctor of optometry degree from Indiana University. He then strengthened his medical experience by completing an optometric fellowship with Hunkeler Eye Centers in Kansas City, affiliated with the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. During his fellowship, Dr. King developed an interest in clinical research where he learned to incorporate it into his practice. Over the past 15 years, he has worked as a consultative optometrist in glaucoma and retinal disease referral practice in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Dr. King has returned to Indiana University to provide consultative and medical care at Indiana University School of Optometry where he continues an interest in research. In addition to his clinic, Dr. King regularly develops and presents lectures on glaucoma management and retinal disease. He has helped conduct over 40 clinical trials and now focuses on translational research specifically in ocular hemodynamics, glaucoma progression, and retinal atrophy. His work has been published in Primary Care Optometry News, the Journal of the American Optometric Association, and Review of Optometry. Dr. King is actively involved in the profession of optometry as Immediate Past-President of the Heart of America Contact Lens Society and Primary Eye Care Congress.
Dr. King is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and board-certified in Medical Optometry by the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry.