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George O. Waring IV, MD, FACS Joins Omega Ophthalmics LLC Medical Advisory Board

Lexington, KY – January 20, 2014.

Omega Ophthalmics LLC (Omega) has announced today that George O. Waring IV, MD, FACS has joined their Medical Advisory Board, effective immediately.

George O. Waring IV, MD, FACS is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, the Director of Refractive Surgery at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Storm Eye Institute and serves as the Medical Director at Magill Vision Center. Dr. Waring also serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at the College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University. Dr. Waring IV is a founding member of the American College of Ophthalmic Surgeons and was selected as one of 10 founding members of the prestigious Vanguard Ophthalmology Society to recognize future leaders in ophthalmology.

“Dr. Waring is one of the rising stars in ophthalmology.  His research, lectures, publications and abstracts are prolific. His involvement in improving our industry is exemplary,” noted Rick Ifland, CEO of Omega. “We will gain valuable insight from George’s participation with our growing team.”

Dr. Waring is the Chief Medical Editor of Millennial Eye, a groundbreaking all-digital publication targeted to future leaders in ophthalmology. He serves on the Editorial Board of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today.  Dr. Waring also serves on multiple scientific advisory panels, aiding in the development of new technologies.  Dr. Waring IV completed a dual degree in Economics and Ecology at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, followed by his Doctor of Medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine.


Omega Ophthalmics is a medical device company making significant advancements in the global ophthalmology industry through its patent-pending, proprietary technologies for intraocular lenses, capsular bags, and high technology applications within the eye. Founded by Gary Wörtz, MD and Rick Ifland, Omega is headquartered in Lexington, KY.

For more information about Omega Ophthalmics, contact Rick Ifland, CEO.

For more information about Omega's technology, contact Gary Wörtz, MD, CMO.

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