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Paul C. Ajamian, O.D. Diplomate, American Board of Optometry

Center Director

Specialties:

Ocular disease, Cataract and Glaucoma Care

Schedule:

North Office: Tuesday, Thursday

South Office: Friday

West Office:  Monday, Wednesday

Dr. Paul Ajamian is a graduate of the University of Vermont and the New England College of Optometry. He completed a two-year Fellowship at the renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida. He was instrumental in starting the nation’s first true comanagement practice in 1982, then called the VEF Educational and Diagnostic Center. Since 1984 he has served as Center Director of Omni Eye Services of Atlanta, and has mentored many doctors that have started centers modeled after Omni.

He is a founding member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society, the national organization dedicated to disseminating the latest research and clinical knowledge on glaucoma.

He is author of two textbooks, and is editor of Review of Optometry’s popular monthly column “Clinical Quandries”. He is an internationally known lecturer, and serves as an adjunct faculty member for 14 schools and colleges of optometry.  In 2000, he served as President of the Georgia Optometric Association after having served as Legislative Chairman and PAC Chairman for many years.

He currently serves as General Chairman of the Education Committee for SECO International, sponsor of the largest educational meeting in the country.  He also serves the profession as a Founding Board Member of the American Board of Optometry (ABO), the organization charged with creating a Board Certification process that will allow Doctors of Optometry to demonstrate lifelong learning.  Dr. Ajamian himself is Board Certified by the American Board of Optometry. He completed his term as Chairman of the ABO in November of 2013.

In 1995, Dr. Ajamian was chosen as the “Optometrist of the South” by his peers, and in 2000 was voted one of the ten “Optometrists of the Decade” by Optometric Management magazine and its readers. In 2014, Dr. Ajamian received the Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor for lifetime achievement bestowed by the American Optometric Association.

In June of 2015, Dr. Paul Ajamian was inducted into the National Optometry Hall of Fame.