Gregory W. DeNaeyer, O.D., FAAO

MEET GREGORY W. DENAEYER, O.D., FAAO

Dr. Greg DeNaeyer has been practicing at Arena Eye Surgeons for over 19 years with an emphasis on specialty contact lenses. Dr. DeNaeyer was a co-founder and past president of the Scleral Lens Education Society and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He is a contributing editor for Contact Lens Spectrum and a contributor to Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses and Optometric Management. Dr. DeNaeyer is an internationally recognized contact lens specialist having delivered invited lectures or workshops at over seventy conferences.

CURRICULUM VITAE

RESIDENCY:
Chillicothe VAMC and Columbus VAOPC
Residency in Hospital-Based Optometry
July 1998 – June 1999

MEDICAL SCHOOL:
The Ohio State College of Optometry
Columbus, Ohio
Doctor of Optometry
June 1998

University of Nebraska
Lincoln, Nebraska
Pre-Optometry
1990-1994

  • CE lecture for the Ohio Optometric Association. November 1998; Familial Drusen
  • Clinical Poster- 1998 American Academy of Optometry. Thioridazine Retinopathy
  • Lecture for The Ohio State College of Optometry. April 2000; Corneal Infections
  • Lecture for The Ohio State College of Optometry. Post surgical management of glaucoma surgery
  • Clinical Poster- 2007 Global Keratoconus Congress; Semi-scleral lens fitting for corneal ectasia
  • Medlens Innovations
  • Essilor
  • Coordinate daily technical staff and operations
  • Optometrist
  • Comprehensive eye care
  • Contact lens fitting
  • Specialty contact lens fitting for post surgical, post trauma, and Keratoconus
  • Scleral contact lens fitting
  • Treatment and management of glaucoma
  • Management of post surgical cataract, glaucoma, and corneal transplant patients
  • Evaluation and treatment of dry eye syndrome
  • Low vision rehabilitation
  • “Today’s Scleral Lens”, June 2012
  • “Managing Spherical Aberration with Contact Lenses”, April 2012
  • “How Technology Can Help the Irregular Cornea”, April 2012
  • “Surgical Comanagement& Contact Lens Fitting”, Sept 2011
  • “Fitting Post Corneal Transplant”, April 2011
  • “Scleral Fits Simplified”, January 2011
  • “Weathering the Perfect Storm -Manage contact lens papillary conjunctivitis”, September 2010
  • “Modern Scleral Contact Lens Fitting”, June 2010
  • “Scleral Contact Lenses and the Conjunctiva”, March 2010
  • “Diagnosing & Managing Lens-Related Complications”, March 2010
  • “Four Strategies for Keratoconus”, January 2010
  • “Contact Lenses AfterTrabeculectomy”, January 2010
  • “Promoting Healthy Contact Lens Wear”, November 2009
  • “Minimizing Corneal Graft Rejections”, September 2009
  • “Exploring the Therapeutic Applications of Contact Lenses”, December 2008
  • “Diagnosing and Treating Corneal Dystrpohy”, June 2008
  • “How to Manage Anterior Segment Disorders with Bandage Contact Lenses”, August 2008
  • “Fitting Techniques for a Scleral Lens Design”, January 2009

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Dr. DeNaeyer received his Pre-Optometry education at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska. Soon after he attended college and received his Doctor of Optometry from The Ohio State College of Optometry. Eager to further his education, Dr. DeNaeyer’s next step was the completion of his residency in hospital-based optometry at Chillicothe VAMC and Columbus VAOPC.

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

Dr. DeNaeyer practices Optometry at Arena Eye Surgeons. His primary interests include specialty contact lens fitting. His specialties include Comprehensive eye care, Contact lens fitting, Specialty contact lens fitting for post-surgical, post trauma, and Keratoconus; Scleral contact lens fitting, Treatment and management of glaucoma, Management of post-surgical cataract, glaucoma, and corneal transplant patients; Evaluation and treatment of dry eye syndrome, and Low vision rehabilitation. Currently his primary research is focused on specialty lens design and corneo-scleral topography. Dr. DeNaeyer has been awarded the GPLI and Scleral Lens Practitioner of the year.

EXTRACURRICULAR INVOLVEMENT

Dr. DeNaeyer is an internationally recognized contact lens specialist having delivered invited lectures or workshops at over seventy conferences. He has authored 2 scholarly book chapters, 7 posters, 5 peer reviewed scientific papers, and over 50 professional publications primarily related to complex contact lens fitting. He has also been involved in a number of industry-sponsored trials and has contributed to the development of new scleral lens designs and innovative ocular imaging technology.

HOBBIES & PERSONAL INTERESTS

Columbus Blue Jackets. Primary care and contact lens fitting and management for professional National Hockey League players