Caroline Blackie, OD, PhD

Caroline Blackie is an internationally recognized clinical and scientific expert in the field of dry eye with specific focus on meibomian gland dysfunction. She currently serves as the Global Medical Director for Ocular Surface Disease for Johnson and Johnson Vision, providing medical and scientific leadership to drive and shape innovation in this therapeutic area. Dr. Blackie joined Johnson and Johnson Vision after 12 years with TearScience. At TearScience, she served on the small team of individuals who designed and brought to market all of the TearScience Products. Passionate about the patient experience, she also successfully divided her time between clinical research and development and private practice, accruing approximately 20 years of direct patient care experience in her career. Her years in direct clinical care fuel her desire to elevate and transform the standard of care towards a more proactive approach to the health of the ocular surface.