Dr. Alan Glazier is the founder of Shady Grove Eye and Vision Care in Rockville, Md. He graduated from the University of Maryland and the New England College of Optometry. He is a partner and business development executive in Keplr Vision. In 2015, Dr. Glazier was selected as one of the 50 most influential optometrists ever by his peers. In 2017, he was honored as Maryland Optometrist of the Year. In 2019, he was awarded a presidential medal from the New England College of Optometry and is a member of the board of trustees of the college. He is inventor on seven issued patents in computer science and ophthalmology, as well as an author of two books and numerous journal articles. He lectures on clinical, practice marketing, Presbyopia, and myopia control topics.