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Dr. Eric Schmidt

Dr. Eric Schmidt

Dr Eric Schmidt is a world renowned doctor who founded Omni Eye Specialists in 2006. His vision was simple; Provide World Class, State-of-the-Art Eyecare right here in Wilmington. Dr Schmidt graduated from the University of Illinois in 1983 and received his doctorate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He completed a residency in Ocular Disease from The Eye Institute in Philadelphia and followed that with a 1 year Fellowship in Glaucoma at the Scheie Eye Institute in Philadelphia.  

Dr Schmidt is an author of a textbook and has written countless articles for medical journals. He lectures internationally to his peers on glaucoma and dry eye therapy and is the President of the Optometric Glaucoma Society, an exclusive group made up of the 200 most skilled glaucoma providers in Optometry. In addition to taking care of his patients and educating his peers, Dr Schmidt serves as a consultant for many companies in the ophthalmic space and is the Vice President of Professional Development for KeplrVision, of which he is a founding partner. His patient care tenet is simply to provide exquisite care to each patient individually in a compassionate manner. 

Dr Schmidt is the father of 3 children and has been married to his college sweetheart for over 30 years. They live in Wilmington and they both enjoy doing “pretty much anything on the water.” 

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