Dr. Eric Schmidt is the President of Omni Eye Specialists, a multispecialty practice headquartered in Wilmington, North Carolina. Dr. Schmidt completed his undergraduate studies from the University of Illinois and received his Doctor of Optometry degree from The Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He completed a Residency in Ocular Disease from The Eye Institute of PCO and a fellowship in Glaucoma from the Scheie Eye Institute in Philadelphia. Dr. Schmidt is an adjunct professor at various schools of optometry and is a frequent contributor to optometric journals. He is the author of the textbook Clinical Procedures of the Lids and Nasolacrimal System and lectures internationally on glaucoma and other ocular diseases. He is the Treasurer of the Optometric Glaucoma Society and was recently named one of the Top 250 Innovators in Optometry by Primary Care Optometric News.