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Erik Weissberg, OD

Research Profile

OD, New England College of Optometry

email: weissberge@neco.edu
phone: 617-587-5750

Research Interests

Juvenile onset myopia:

Mathematical functions to model myopia progression and to develop predictive models and test hypotheses based on previously identified risk factors.

Strabismus:

Investigating magnitude and variables that influence the social significance of strabismus

Healthcare delivery:

Developing systems and testing tools to improve the delivery of eye care in the developing world.

Collaborators:

Dr. Jane Gwiazda, New England College of Optometry
Dr. Kimberley Chan, Boston Children’s Hospital

Professional Memberships:

ARVO
AAO

Featured Publications and Presentations

  1. Deng L, Gwiazda J, Manny RE, Scheiman M, Weissberg E, Fern KD, Weise K; COMET Study Group. Limited change in anisometropia and aniso-axial length over 13 years in myopic children enrolled in the correction of myopia evaluation trial. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Apr 3;55(4):2097-105. 
  2. Smith K, Weissberg E, Travison T. Alternative Methods of Refraction: A Comparison of Three Techniques. Optometry and Vision Science. Optom Vis Sci. 2010 Mar;87(3):E176-822010 March 
  3. Weissberg E, Suckow M, Thorn, F. Minimal angle horizontal strabismus detectable by lay observers. Optometry & Vision Science. 81(7):505-9, 2004 Jul.
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