HOUSTON—ScienceBased Health (SBH), a leading provider of premium evidence-based nutraceuticals for eye health, announced the addition of Jaclyn Garlich, OD, FAAO; Jacob Lang, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO; and Mark Schaeffer, OD, to its Optometry Clinical Advisory Panel. The company’s products are distributed and recommended by optometrists and ophthalmologists nationwide. “We're excited to welcome these distinguished eyecare leaders to our Optometry Clinical Advisory Panel,” said Alain Magro, president and CEO of ScienceBased Health. “We look forward to collaborating with them to benefit from their expertise, knowledge and influence as we continue to educate the optometric community on the importance of nutrition in eyecare.”

Dr. Garlich is the owner of Envision Optometry in Boston and specializes in treating ocular surface disease. She is the editor of Glance, an optometry publication that educates thousands of eyecare providers on the latest advances in the profession and she is the co-host of the To The Point podcast, aimed at helping eye doctors build their dry eye practices.

Dr. Lang is the medical director of dry eye services and director of disease residency programs at Associated Eye Care in Hudson, Wis. and Stillwater, Minn. He specializes in cornea, ocular surface diseases, therapeutic contact lenses and surgical co-management.

Dr. Lang currently serves as vice president of the Intrepid Eye Society and is the current chair of the Anterior Segment Section of the American Academy of Optometry. He lectures extensively and is chief editor and an editorial board member for a number of optometric publications.

Dr. Schaeffer serves as clinical excellence captain at MyEyeDr. in Birmingham, Ala., where he practices full-scope optometry. He is a founding member of the Intrepid Eye Society, where he currently serves as industry chair. He writes for multiple journals and regularly lectures on patient care and the optometric industry.

Drs. Garlich, Lang and Schaeffer join SBH’s Optometry Clinical Advisory Panel members that include: Douglas K. Devries, OD; Tracy Doll, OD, FAAO; Steven G. Ferrucci, OD, FAAO; I. Ben Gaddie, OD, FAAO; Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO; Katherine M. Mastrota, MS, OD, FAAO; Diana Shechtman, OD, FAAO; Kirk L. Smick, OD, FAAO; Justin Schweitzer, OD, FAAO; William Townsend, OD, FAAO; and Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO.