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.  


  • 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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