Curriculum Vitae
Irwin Azman O.D.


1996 - 2004 Appointment to the Maryland State Board of Optometry

2000 - Present Volunteer Clinical Instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

2000 - 2003 Director of the Contact Lens Services at the Maryland Center of Eye Care, University of Maryland School of Medicine

1977-Present General Optometric Practice With A Special Interest In The Contact Lens Patient And The Refractive Surgery Patient.

1998 - Present cope reviewer of continuing education nationwide.

1988-2003 Co-Chairman of Omni Eye Services of Maryland

1977 Internship In Pediatric Optometry And Visual Therapy, Illinois College of Optometry

1977 Doctor of Optometry, Illinois College of Optometry

1976 Externship In Pediatrics, Pathology, And Visual Therapy, State University of New York State College of Optometry

1973-1977 Illinois College of Optometry

Professional Organizations:
American Optometric Association

Maryland Optometric Association

Greater Baltimore Optometric Society

Contact Lens Section of The American Optometric Association

National Academy of Sports Vision

National Eye Research Foundation

Chamber of Commerce of Baltimore County

Chamber of Commerce of Dundalk

Doctors With A Heart Program


American Diabetes Association

American Public Health Association

Better Business Bureau

Maryland 1977 DBA and TPA

Continuing Education:
1977-Present Always Attending Courses In The Following Areas:
Contact Lenses, Pathology, Visual Therapy, Sports Vision, Refractive Surgery And Therapeutics.

1989-95 Optometric Recognition Award In Continuing Education From American Optometric Association

1993 One of 34 Nominees In America Chosen as 20/20's Best And Brightest

1992 Bausch & Lombis Outstanding Clinical Investigative Award.

1983 City of Baltimore Citizen Citation By Mayor Schaefer

1977 Honorary Recognition For Patient Care

Clinical Studies:
Polymer Technology

Vision Pharmaceuticals


Johnson & Johnson


Ciba Vision

Foresight Regulatory Strategies

World optics

Eagle Vision

Lecturer and Consultant:
The Academy of Contact Lenses in Excellence

Guest Lecturer At The Interlens 5th International Conference In Vienna, Austria, May 1991

Appeared On The 6:00 New On Baltimore's Abc Affiliitate, Wjz-Tv. Discussion On Computer Usage And Eye Related Problems.

Panel Discussion For Johnson & Johnson, Contact Lens Division.

Guest Lecture To Optometrists On Contact Lenses, Ortho-Keratology And Refractive Surgery.

Vision Consultant To Baltimore County Health Department (1978-1985)

Vision Screening Consultant To Area Schools

Consultant To Local Companies Concerning Vdt's And Vision Related Problems

Written Numerous Articles For Local Newspapers On Contact Lenses.

Appeared On Radio Stations And Local Abc And Nbc Television Stations-Spoke On Ortho-K Refractive Surgery And Contact Lenses.

Guest Editorial For The American Optomertric Association Journal (November 1995)

Vision Program:

Participant In National Save Your Vision Program- Our Office Provides Free Eyecare Including Glasses For The Needy Every Year.

1995 Certificate From Maryland House of Delegates In Recognition of Participation In The "Vision Usa" Project, Providing Free Eye Examinations And Corrective Eyewear To Low Income Workers Across The State of Maryland.

1995 Chosen As One of Maryland's Most Exceptional Business By Warfield's Business Record, Corporate Profiles 1995.

Practice Location:
Lutherville, Maryland
Dundalk, Maryland
Residence: Baltimore, Maryland

DPA Certified Maryland

TPA Certified Maryland

Certified in the pre- and post-management of PRK and LASIK.

1.Summit Optometric Clinical Affiliates -The Ohio State University

2.The Bochner Eye Institute

3.Twenty-Twenty Laser Center

4.London Place Eye Centre

5.Beacon Eye Institute

6.Cliniques Michel Pop

7.Tlc-The Laser Center

8.Insight Precision Refractive Surgery

9.Kremer Laser Eye Center


11.Johns Hopkins University School of April, 1996, Medicine-Sponsored By Insight

12.Omni Eye Specialists