Gaylord Ventura, COMT

Gaylord Ventura is a certified ophthalmic medical technologist. He assists in the assessment of patients' medical histories and in ophthalmic evaluation. He performs contact lens fitting, sensorimotor examination, visual field testing, visual evoked response testing, clinical photography, and fundus photography. He is especially skilled in fitting difficult pediatric contact lens and aphakic contact lens fittings, and he is knowledgeable about newer high oxygen contact lenses. He is a certified vision tester for the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group and serves as the local PEDIG research coordinator for the National Eye Institute. Gaylord completed his training at Eastern Virginia Medical School and Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1999.  He also is a horticulturalist who grows over 200 varieties of fruits.