G. Richard Bennett, OD, FAAO, FNAP

Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry



  • BS, Allegheny College
  • MS, Clarion State College
  • BS, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Residency in Primary Care, The Eye Institute

Role At Salus University:

  • Director of the Glaucoma Service of Excellence and Lecturer in Retinal Disease and Glaucoma

Selected Representative Publications:

  • Bennett, GR, EB Werner, L Seraydarian, 1991. Correlation of reliability indices and test-retest reproducibility in normal subjects undergoing automated perimetry on the Humphrey Field Analyzer. In: Mills, RP and Heijl, A ed. Perimetry Update 1990/1991. Proceedings of the IX International Perimetric Society Meeting.Amsterdam/ New York: Kugler Publications, 1991; 211-215 (6 references)
  • Bennett, GR, Cioffi GA, Dorr D, Gordon MO, Beck A, Fechtner R, Kass M and the OHTS (Ocular Hypertensive Treatment Study) Group: Racial differences in response to glaucoma medications in ocular hypertensive patients. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 38 (3):1997.

Professional Honors and Activities:

  • President, Pennsylvania Academy of Optometry
  • Board, Philadelphia County Optometric Society
  • Fellow, American Academy of Optometry
  • Member, American Optometric Association
  • Member, International Perimetric Association (IPS)

Clinical Specialty:

  • Glaucoma

Research Activities:

  • Principal Investigator, The Ocular Hypertensive Treatment Study (OHTS) funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)