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Shilpa Register, O.D.

Contacts • Ocular disease • Primary eye care

Media contact: Adam Pope,

register expertShilpa Register, O.D.

Department of Opthalmology and Visual Sciences


Areas of expertise:

  • Contacts
  • Ocular disease
  • Primary eye care



Register’s clinical practice focuses on ocular disease, surgical co-management, primary eye care and contact lenses. Register is a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.



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