Our Leadership Team
Co Founder & Inventor
CEO; Conceptus, Arbor Surgical, Aardvark Medical, CIO; CrossBay Medical and developer and inventor of numerous medtech products, Founder; Imagyn Medical raised ~$200M funding
Co Founder & Inventor
Founder & CEO EternaTear and TearScience –
Developed >50 ophthalmic products
Raised ~$400M funding
Chris Fleming, MD
Chief Medical Advisor
Private Practice Ophthalmologist, Cataract & Refractive Surgeon
Former Senior Partner, Ernst & Young, more than 30 years in the life science industry
Board Member & Strategic Advisor
Advisor for Avellino Labs, Bain Capital, CVC Capital, and Zeiss, Former CEO AMO & President Carl Zeiss Surgical
Over 40 years in Ophthalmology and Former Division President; Allergan
R&D Director & Founder
Founder & CEO, Solutions Matter
R&D medical device leadership roles in Ouroboros, IVT, Scheidner
Clinical and medical advisors
Jorge Alio, M.D.
Dr. Alio is Professor & Chairman of Ophthalmology at University Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Alicante Spain, specializing in cataract, refractive and corneal surgery.
Alan Carlson, M.D.
Dr. Carlson, Duke University Vice Chair of Departmental Development & Professor and former Chairman of Ophthalmology specializing in cataract, refractive & corneal surgery.
Eric Donnenfeld, M.D
Dr. Donnenfeld, clinical professor of ophthalmology at New York University, and past president of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive surgery. Donnenfeld was named America’s Best Eye Doctor in 2021 by Newsweek.
Anja Liekfeld, M.D., PhD
Anja Liekfeld, MD, PhD is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Optometry, and Head of the Department of Opthalmology at Ernst von Bergmann Klinikum, Germany, founder, past president & board member of the association of female eye surgeons, and recognized specialist in cataract, corneal, and refractive surgery.
Parag Majmudar, M.D.
Dr. Majmudar is the President & Chief Medical Officer of Chicago Cornea Consultants, Ltd, specializing in cataract, corneal, and refractive surgery.
Thomas Neuhann, M.D.
Dr. Neuhann is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Medical Director of the Munich Laser Eye Center, Specialist in cataract and refractive surgery.
John Sheppard, M.D.
Dr. Sheppard is President of Virginia Eye Consultants; founder of ProVision-Network.com, Medical Director of the Lions Eye Bank of Eastern Virginia.
Kerry Solomon, M.D.
Dr. Solomon is an expert in cataract and refractive surgery and 2016 President of the ASCRS. One of the first to perform laser-assisted cataract surgery, implant multifocal and astigmatic correction lenses, and perform topography-guided LASIK.
Vance Thompson, M.D.
Vance Thompson, MD is a professor of Ophthalmology at the Stanford USD School of Medicine. He has served as the medical monitor lead or principal investigator in over 90 FDA monitored clinical trials studying laser and implant surgery.
Liliana Werner, M.D., PhD
Liliana Werner, MD, PhD is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, and Co-Director of the Intermountain Ocular Research Center, at the John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah.