Enjoy the webinar on Vision in Sports - Assessment and Intervention

Daniel M. Laby, MD, FAAO

About Dr. Daniel M. Laby, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Sports Vision Specialist, Associate Clinical Professor and Director of Sports and Performance Vision Center, SUNY College of Optometry, NY, NY; Former Assistant Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Laby has been trained in Ophthalmology and specializes in Sports Vision as well as Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. Dr. Laby attended the George Washington University School of Medicine, receiving his medical degree in 1987. He completed his residency in 1992 and a fellowship at UCLA in 1993.

Dr. Laby has served as staff ophthalmologist for several professional sports teams including the LA Dodgers, NY Mets, St Louis Cardinals, LA Kings, and the Boston Celtics as well as the St Louis Cardinals. Dr. Laby also worked with the US Olympic team prior to the Beijing Olympics. Currently, Dr. Laby currently works with the Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs, Tampa Bay Rays, Houston Astros as well as several NCAA teams. Each year he screens the players at their respective training camps. In addition to performing a routine eye examination on each player, he evaluates several visual functions that are specifically important to sports performance.

Dr. Laby is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is a full member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus as well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and has authored many journal articles, textbook chapters, and is the co-author of Dictionary of Ophthalmology. Dr. Laby has been featured on Fox News and NPR as well as over a dozen local television and radio stations. His work has been featured in Sports Illustrated as well as the Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal and New York Times. The American Optometric Association, for his work in Sports Vision, honored Dr. Laby with it’s Eagle award.


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