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Unique Eye Lid Care That Works for Everyone! — NuLids

Learn about a new way to provide safe, effective, in-office eyelid hygiene for your patients.

Crystal Brimer, OD, FAAO
About Crystal Brimer, OD, FAAO

Dr. Brimer is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and Southern College of Optometry, a Fellow of the AAO, and a primary clinical investigator. She owns a specialty dry eye clinic in Wilmington, NC, dedicated to treating dry eye differently. Dr. Brimer is devoted to the development of equipment and protocols that help doctors differentiate the underlying causes of ocular surface disease and create successful outcomes. She was the co-creator of the Vision Source Dry Eye Protocol and integral in designing the Oculus 5M software platform and Crystal Tear Report. After seeing the day-to-day struggles offices experienced with the implementation of dry eye, she went on to create the Dry Eye Institute. Here, she hosts doctors from across the country for a small, hands-on, interactive OSD retreat to establish a firm foundation and deliver ongoing resources for successful implementation and outcomes. Dr. Brimer enjoys publishing articles and traveling, both nationally and internationally, to lecture and consult within the field. In her downtime, she enjoys time on the water with her dog and being a member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Crystal Brimer, OD, FAAO
Damon Dierker, OD, FAAO
About Damon Dierker, OD, FAAO

Dr. Dierker is Director of Optometric Services at Eye Surgeons of Indiana, an adjunct faculty member at the Indiana University School of Optometry, and Immediate Past President of the Indiana Optometric Association. Dr. Dierker is the Co-Founder and Program Chair of Eyes On Dry Eye, the largest event for eyecare professionals in the industry. He has made significant contributions to raising awareness of dry eye and ocular surface disease in the eyecare community, including the development of Dry Eye Boot Camp and other content resources across dozens of publications.

Damon Dierker, OD, FAAO
Pamela E. Theriot, OD, FAAO
About Pamela E. Theriot, OD, FAAO

Pamela Theriot, OD, FAAO, Clinical Director of the Dry Eye Relief Center at Lusk Eye Specialists.

Dr. Theriot received her undergraduate degree from Rice University in Houston, TX. She received her Doctorate in Optometry from the University of California at Berkeley, School of Optometry. Her education continued with a residency at the State University of New York, College of Optometry and a fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry.

Dr. Theriot’s husband is a retired pilot in the U.S. Air Force. Being a military wife has led her to work in 6 different states and a variety of different climates. Her passion for treating dry eye patients started while living in the deserts of New Mexico and Arizona.

In 2018, she published the book, “Alleviate Dry Eye”, as an educational guide for patients to get relief from their dry eyes. In 2021, she was appointed to the Public Awareness committee of the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS). Dr. Theriot is an international speaker on the topics of ocular surface disease and anterior segment treatments.

In the past few years, she has authored papers in several journals such as: Review of Optometry, Modern Optometry, Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses, and Optometry Times. She has also been mentioned in In Style Magazine as well as Forbes. She created a Dry Eye Relief Blog loaded with tips and product recommendations for dry eyes patients.

Dr. Theriot resides in Benton, LA, with her husband and their two daughters. They enjoy swimming, boating, camping, laughing and building memories with their friends and family.

Pamela E. Theriot, OD, FAAO
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