Omkar Thaware, MS


Omkar Thaware has a bachelor’s degree in clinical Optometry from India and a master’s degree in Vision Science from Pacific University. Omkar has worked as an optometry practitioner and a teaching faculty in India. Currently pursuing a PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering at OHSU. His research interests are, advancements in the surgical procedure of corneal collagen cross linking and anterior segment Optical Coherence Tomography imaging.  

Education and training

    • M.S., 2016, Pacific university


Selected publications

  • Bailey ST, Thaware O, Wang J, Hagag AM, Zhang X, Flaxel C, Lauer A, Hwang T, Lin P, Huang D, Jia Y*. Detection of non-exudative choroidal neovascularization and progression to exudative choroidal neovascularization using optical coherence tomography angiography. Ophthalmol Retina 2019; 3(8):629-636. doi: 10.1016/j.oret.2019.03.008. PubMed PMCID: PMC6684834.
  • Thaware, Omkar C., and David Huang. "Enrichment of Oxygen Concentration Over Simulated Corneal Surface Through Noncontact Oxygen Delivery Device." Journal of Refractive Surgery 36.9 (2020): 613-616.


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