Gary Heiting, OD, Named Associate Editor
La Jolla, Calif., December 1, 2008 Dr. Gary Heiting, a veteran of clinical optometric practice, the eyewear industry, and online publishing, has been named Associate Editor of All About Vision.
Dr. Heiting has been a Contributing Editor to All About Vision since April 2007, and has updated content and generated new articles on a variety of topics. In his new role, he will have responsibility for the content sections on contact lenses, eyeglass lenses, eye safety, eye exams, vision insurance, computer vision, nutrition, and teens and children's vision.
Dr. Heiting was in clinical practice for 10 years when, in 1993, he joined Pentax Vision as a Product Manager. He later served as Director of Product Development, Education and Professional Relations. In 1999, he co-founded OpticalAdvisor.com, an online portal providing consumers with advice on eye care topics.
In 2001, Dr. Heiting participated in the startup of a refractive surgery practice, where for six years he provided consultations and pre- and post-operative care. In June 2006, Dr. Heiting launched LasikSurgeryNews.com to provide consumers with comprehensive information about developments in refractive surgery. The website was acquired by an affiliate of Access Media Group, publisher of All About Vision, earlier this year.
Dr. Heiting earned his Doctor of Optometry degree at Southern California College of Optometry.
Launched in 2000, All About Vision is a one-stop, independent resource providing consumers with hundreds of pages of trustworthy, up-to-date information on vision correction and eye health. The site is expected to serve about eight million visitors this year and is published by Access Media Group, an online publisher specializing in vision and eye health.
For more information contact:
(858) 454-2145 x15
All About Vision is a registered service mark of Access Media Group LLC. LASIK Surgery News is a trademark of Ceatus Media Group LLC.
[Page updated December 2008]