With over thirty five years experience fitting contact lenses, Buddy Russell has joined Thomas Eye Group after more than 22 years as an associate of the specialty contact lens service at Emory University Eye Center in Atlanta. He has been certified by J.C.A.H.P.O. since 1986 and is a Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist. Buddy is also a Fellow of the Scleral Lens Society. He lectures at national and international meetings on contact lens related topics. Buddy has authored articles in a number of publications, two chapters for CLSA’s advanced training manual and is a peer reviewer for the Cornea, Eye and Contact Lens and Contact Lens Science and Research publications. He is also a contributing editor for CLSA’s Eyewitness journal. Buddy also served as the National Contact Lens coordinator for the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study. In addition, he is the recipient of the Joseph W. Soper Award for Excellence in Education and the Oakley Waite Achievement award.
Buddy is seeing patients in our Sandy Springs office and is available by appointment by calling 678.287.7655.
FCLSA, C.O.M.T., FSLS, L.D.O., NCLEM