Inventor Bio

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“The EpiGlare was developed to provide a consistent, validated approach to glare disability testing. As a cataract and refractive surgeon I understand the importance of efficiently documenting glare disability.”

Alice Epitropoulos, MD and Inventor of the EpiGlare

ALICE T. EPITROPOULOS, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Alice T. Epitropoulos is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in refractive and cataract surgery and has a Dry Eye Center of Excellence.  She offers femtosecond laser cataract surgery with premium lens surgery for her cataract patients. Currently, Dr. Epitropoulos has a patent of a medical device known as the EpiGlare Tester to measure visual disability from oncoming headlights in cataract patients. There was a multicenter clinical trial to validate the device, and recently signed a license agreement to manufacture, market and distribute the device with Eye Care and Cure. She is a native of Columbus, Ohio.  She is a founding member and proud to be a part of The Eye Center of Columbus, an innovative affiliation of more than 80 ophthalmologists located in Downtown Columbus. Dr. Epitropoulos also serves as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at The Ohio State University. Epitropoulos received her bachelor’s degree in Nursing and her medical degree both from The Ohio State University. Several of her articles have been published in prominent ophthalmic journals, and she has presented numerous papers at respected national eye meetings.  Dr Epitropoulos also serves as one of the team physicians for the Columbus Blue Jackets.