Elizabeth Steele, O.D., F.A.A.O.

A Charleston, SC native, Dr. Steele graduated from Wofford College in 1999. After graduating from the UAB School of Optometry in 2003, she completed a residency at the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center. Dr. Steele joined the UAB faculty in 2004 and has since taught in many courses including Methods, Advanced Clinical Procedures, and Imaging. S currently serves as the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs.

Dr. Steele has received many teaching awards, including the AOA Educator of the Year Award in 2017. She is also an active volunteer for the profession, serving the ALOA, AOA, and ASCO. In 2009, she was awarded the ALOA Young Optometrist Award, and received the SECO Young Optometrist of the South Award in 2010.

Scott Moscow, O.D.

 Dr. Scott Moscow graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, with a Doctorate in Optometry. In May of 2013, he joined Roswell Eye Clinic as a doctor.

Dr.  Moscow is now clinical director of Roswell Eye Clinic where he focuses on fitting specialty contact lenses (including Sclerals, Orthokeratology/CRT, Gas Permeable & SynergEyes) and treating eye disease with a certification to perform subcutaneous and subconjunctival injections. At Roswell Eye Clinic, he practices with both of his parents and his younger sister.

Dr. Scott Moscow has published articles on Vision and Motor Development, Congenital Rubella and Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy. He is an active lecturer. He has contributed to articles in Review of Optometry, Optometric Management, The IDOC Quarterly and Invision. In his spare time, he volunteers as a helicopter pilot with the Angel Flight organization, which transports patients who are financially distressed or who are in time-critical situations due to their medical condition. In 2013, he went on a VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) mission trip to Colombia, South America, where he provided dilated eye examination and glasses to over 1000 patients in need.

Nichelle Warren, M.D.

Dr. Nichelle Warren is a board-certified, highly respected, fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract, refractive and corneal surgery. She remains on the cusp of the latest technologies and research in anterior segment surgeries. As a result of her research she won the Helma Award for outstanding research during her residency at the Medical University of South Carolina (residency program ranked #9 by Ophthalmology Times).

Dr. Warren received further sub-specialty training in Cornea and Refractive Surgery from Emory University. She is well versed in treating Fuch’s dystrophy and other causes of corneal edema. She is one of a few surgeons performing Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) which allows for faster visual recovery, and lower rates of rejection. She also has experience in treating keratoconus, complex cataract and corneal diseases. Dr. Warren offers premium intraocular lenses, astigmatism correction, femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery, and various methods of corneal transplants.

When she is not at work, she loves spending time with her husband, family, and friends. Dr. Warren’s hobbies include trying new foods from around the world (her personal favorite is Indian), reading, art, and enjoying the great outdoors. She plans to run a marathon; ask her about how her training is coming along when you come to visit.

Kenneth R. Neufeld, M. D.

Kenneth R. Neufeld, M. D. is a Board Certified ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon with specialized training in cosmetic and functional procedures around the upper face, brows, and eyelids. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Syracuse and completed his ophthalmology residency at The New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center. His fellowship training in oculoplastic, reconstructive and laser surgery was completed at the Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Neufeld specializes in meeting the needs of patients by treating eye-watering problems, droopy lids or brows, orbital tumors, eyelid malpositions, and skin cancers. He also provides cosmetic services such as Botox/Dysport, dermal fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane, Latisse, and laser skin treatments. His special interest in using the laser helps him achieve optimal results with minimal recovery time. He is a member of the Medical Association of GA, American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association of Cosmetic Surgery.

Paolo Giuliari, M.D.

Dr. Paolo Giuliari was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. He earned his medical degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Dr. Elías Santana Hospital followed by a two-year fellowship in the medical and surgical management of diseases of the retina and vitreous at the Valley Retina Institute (VRI) in McAllen, Texas. He was then accepted into the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Institute’s Ocular Immunology and Uveitis fellowship with renowned expert Dr. C. Stephen Foster, and subsequently completed additional training in Ocular Oncology and Pathology at the University of Toronto. He practiced in Venezuela for several years, where he worked in both a private clinic and in an academic setting at Domingo Luciani Hospital as an assistant professor. Upon his return to the United States he completed his second Ophthalmology residency at Indiana University. He was then recruited by the Cincinnati Eye Institute where he saw patients for 4 years and also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati. He is happy to be part of the Omni Eye Services team of doctors serving Optometry for over 40 years.

Jeff Marchat, M.D.

Dr. Machat is one of the true pioneers of laser eye surgery with over 30 years of experience, having performed over 98,000 procedures including laser eye surgery on over 600 eye doctors. He has developed surgical instruments and authored two textbooks on laser vision correction: Excimer Laser Refractive Surgery: Practice and Principles and The Art of LASIK. Dr. Machat has undergone laser eye surgery himself and genuinely appreciates what each patient he treats is experiencing. Beyond his world-class expertise, it is his warm and compassionate bedside manner that his patients value most. 

Dr. Machat gained experience with LASIK in Bogota, Colombia, where the procedure was first developed and began performing LASIK in Canada 5 years before FDA approval in the USA. He is recognized in the industry as one of the original LASIK pioneers and innovators in the field of laser refractive surgery. Dr. Machat has been a researcher, investigator and/or a certified trainer on 21 different excimer laser models and 16 different femtosecond laser systems. He has trained over 1,000 surgeons in various laser vision correction techniques and has lectured in over 24 countries on five continents.

Daniel Oh, M.D.

Dr. Daniel Oh is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of retinal diseases. He graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in chemistry. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology track. During medical school, he completed a Howard Hughes Medical Institute research fellowship focusing on diabetic retinopathy. He completed his internal medicine internship at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and his ophthalmology residency at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary of the University of Illinois at Chicago. During his final year of residency, he was selected as a chief resident. He also completed a premier vitreoretinal fellowship in New York City through a combined program with Columbia University, NYU, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, and the Vitreous, Retina, Macula Consultants of New York.

Dr. Daniel Oh decided to pursue a career in ophthalmology because of the impact he could make on patients’ quality of life. He enjoys forming meaningful and long-term relationships with his patients and is committed to providing each of them with compassionate care. His subspecialty of retina often draws challenging cases, including those referred by other physicians. He regularly collaborates with other physicians through his active memberships in the American Society of Retinal Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology, in addition to his work as a reviewer for several ophthalmology journals. His research has been featured in major journals including the American Journal of Ophthalmology and JAMA Ophthalmology.

Joe Rouw, O.D.

Dr. Joe Rouw is an optometrist at the Pediatric Vision Development Center. Dr. Rouw provides evaluations and treatment for children and adults needing vision therapy and neuro-optometric vision rehabilitation services. He also provides infant and toddler examinations, including participating in the InfantSEE program. Dr. Rouw also enjoys working with athletes providing sports vision training.​

Eric Jennings, M.D.

Dr. Eric Jennings is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery, refractive surgery (LASIK) and the management of corneal and external disease.

Dr. Jennings grew up in Marietta, GA and graduated with honors from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. He then received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. Dr. Jennings completed his Ophthalmology Residency as well as a fellowship in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery at the University of Florida Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. During his residency, he served as Chief Resident and was recognized with several awards including Resident of the Year and Teaching Scholars Outstanding Educator.

Dr. Jennings is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology. He has been an active participant in several clinical studies, including helping to pioneer pre-loaded DMEK (transplant) tissue. He currently serves as an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Augusta University/University of Georgia Clinical Partnership teaching medical students.

His clinical interests include no-stitch Femtosecond custom laser cataract surgery, Refractive Surgery (LASIK and PRK), Minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) and Partial Corneal Transplantation including DMEK and DSEK.

Dr. Jennings lives in the metro Atlanta area with his wife and daughter. In his free time, Dr. Jennings enjoys exercise, watching college football and spending time with his family.

James Hays, M.D.

Dr. Hays is a board-certified ophthalmologist currently practicing cataract, corneal transplant and refractive surgery at Woolfson Eye Institute. Dr. Hays has extensive experience in refractive and corneal surgery, performing over 12,000 refractive surgeries and 25,000 cataract surgeries during his industrious career.

After spending his early years in Memphis, Tennessee, Dr. Hays received his undergraduate degree with honors from Michigan State University. He then attended medical school at the renowned University of Michigan. After graduation, he completed his residency and internship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, which included a stint as Chief Resident. Upon completing his residency, he went on to complete a two year corneal fellowship at the Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He obtained board certification in 1985, and is licensed in both Georgia and Tennessee. More recently, because of his interest in business, he attended Auburn University School of Business, graduating with an M.B.A. in 2009.

From the beginning of his career, Dr. Hays has been an active lecturer, teacher, and published researcher. His presentation topics, which have been presented in the United States as well as nine other countries, include all aspects of Radial Keratotomy (RK) and corneal surgery. Dr. Hays’ interest in sharing his skill led to him to teach courses on the techniques of RK, corneoscopy, and corneal topography. He has been an active instructor since 1983 for various companies, hospitals, and private practices. 

Michael Cymbor, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Mike Cymbor is a dynamic and engaging speaker. He lectures frequently on the topics of glaucoma and optical coherence tomography. He also has an interest in diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, dry eye and ocular surface disease. Dr. Cymbor is a managing partner in one of the largest optometrically-owned practices in the country. He lives with his wife Autumn and has three kids. He loves being a husband and a father. He bikes, swims, runs, hikes, plays basketball and generally prefers to be in motion.

Aubrey T Villines, Jr.

Aubrey T. Villines, Jr., Esq graduated from Woodrow Wilson College of Law in Atlanta, Ga in 1997. He specializes in litigation and legislative activities. Since 1979 he has represented groups such as St. Joseph's Hospital, Disabled American Veterans, Georgia Mental Health Counselors Association, and many more. Villines is the long-time general counsel for the GOA. He fights for Georgian optometry at the state capitol with the GOA Lobby team and recently testified before the House Health and Human Services Committee to defend the GOA's ban on online eye exams.