Michael S. Cooper, OD received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and his doctorate of optometry from The New England College of Optometry. He specializes in anterior segment disease treating a variety of conditions including dry eye and lid diseases, allergy, and uveitis. He has produced research, participated on expert ocular surface disease round tables, and lectured domestically on topics such as corneal disease states, uveitis management, Lyme disease, emerging pathogens, sports-related eye injuries in children, and AMD pedigree relationships. Dr. Cooper is published in journals such as Advanced Ocular Care, Clinical Ophthalmology, Optometry Times, Review of Optometry, and Optometric Management. Additionally, he has collaborated with CollaborativeEYE and EyetubeOD on a variety of digital media segments including “Managing the Surgical Patient”. Currently, he is actively involved in global clinical studies for novel anti-infective therapeutics, ocular surface diagnostic validation, and AMD genetic research.