Download from app store
We have detected that you are using an Ad Blocker.
PracticeUpdate is free to end users but we rely on advertising to fund our site. Please consider supporting PracticeUpdate by whitelisting us in your ad blocker.
We have sent a message to the email address you have provided, . If this email is not correct, please update your settings with your correct address.
The email address you provided during registration, , does not appear to be valid. Please update your settings with a valid address before to continue using PracticeUpdate.
Please provide your AHPRA Number to ensure that you are given the correct level of access to our site.
Carl Hillier OD, FOVDR

Carl G. Hillier OD, FOVDR

Adjunct Clinical Professor, Marshall B. Ketchum University Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, California; Adjunct Faculty Externship Preceptor, Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, Illinois; Auxiliary Clinical Faculty, Western University School of Health Sciences: College of Optometry, Pomona, California; Adjunct Clinical Professor, International College of Optometry, Madrid, Spain.

Dr. Carl Hillier graduated from the University of California San Diego in 1977 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He received a Bachelor of Science degree at Pacific University in 1980 and then graduated as a Doctor of Optometry in 1982. He received his Fellowship to the College of Optometrists in Vision Development in 1986.

Prior to graduation, he helped establish mobile clinics in rural Honduras, and upon his graduation, he was given direct appointment as a lieutenant in the United States Navy Medical Service Corps. He was stationed at Balboa Naval Hospital, San Diego, where he directed the Vision Therapy Clinic.

Dr. Hillier is an adjunct clinical professor at the Southern California College of Optometry, Adjunct Faculty Externship Preceptor for the Illinois College of Optometry, Auxiliary Clinical Faculty for Western University School of Health Sciences: College of Optometry and an adjunct clinical professor for the International College of Optometry in Madrid Spain. He provided sports vision training for the United States Volleyball teams for 10 years and provided sports vision training with key players on the San Diego Padres Baseball Team.

In 1992 Dr. Hillier helped develop the Vision Rehabilitation Clinic at the San Diego Rehabilitation Institute at Alvarado Hospital. He lectures in Spain, England, Mexico and Canada on topics related to vision and vestibular function in children and adults. He developed the Multi-Matrix Brain Game, an activity that is designed for the development and rehabilitation of the physiological, perceptual and cognitive aspects of vision.

He served on the International Examination and Certification Board for COVD nine years. He has been honored by the American Optometric Association as Sports Optometrist of The Year, by the San Diego Optometric Society as Optometrist of The Year, and by the College of Optometrists in Vision Development by receiving the Getman Award, its highest award for clinical excellence.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. OCT Findings in Adults With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury