Mark A. Terry, MD
Dr. Terry has been the Director of Corneal Services at the Devers Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon since 1990. He received his undergraduate degree at Yale and his medical degree at St. Louis University. Dr. Terry performed his residency in Ophthalmology in San Francisco. He completed his Corneal Fellowship in 1985 at the University of Oklahoma. Since that time Dr. Terry has limited his referral practice to the subspecialty of Cornea, Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery. He has been the Medical Director of the Lions Eye Bank of Oregon since 1990 and is also the Scientific Director of the Lions Vision Research Laboratory of Oregon.
Dr. Terry has lectured internationally and widely published his research work in the areas of corneal transplantation, corneal physiology, refractive surgery, dry eye and endophthalmitis. In March of 2000 he began the first U.S. clinical series of Deep Lamellar Endothelial Keratoplasty (DLEK), a technique of replacing the malfunctioning endothelium without surface corneal incisions or sutures. His prospective study of DLEK is now the largest series in the world. He is the founder of the international Endothelial Keratoplasty Group (EKG), which has begun a multi-site, international investigation of this procedure.