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Damon Dierker, OD, FAAO

“I chose to be an eye doctor because my father had cataracts at a very early age. Seeing all the things that he went through, and the care that he received, is what influenced me the most.”

– Dr. Damon Dierker


Dr. Dierker is the Director of Optometric Services at Eye Surgeons of Indiana. He is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Optometry and has completed fellowship training in consultative optometry. He specializes in the diagnosis and management of eye diseases.

In 2007, Dr. Dierker was awarded Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry. This prestigious honor is given to only a small number of optometrists throughout the country. As an adjunct faculty member at the Indiana University School of Optometry, he directs the clinical externship program at Eye Surgeons of Indiana. Recently, he has served his profession as President of the Indiana Optometric Association. Additionally, he frequently presents continuing education lectures to other doctors throughout the country and works closely with leaders in industry on various endeavors that are focused on improving patient care. He is the founder of Dry Eye Boot Camp and co-founder of Eyes On Dry Eye, both of which are educational programs for eye care professionals.

Curriculum Vitae

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Certified, National Board of Examiners in Optometry
  • Fellowship Trained, Consultative Optometry
  • Fellow, American Academy of Optometry
  • Executive Board – Treasurer, Indiana Optometric Association
  • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Optometry
  • Past President, Central Indiana Optometric Society
  • Member, American Optometric Association
  • Member, Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society

Clinical interests:

  • Advanced ocular surface disease treatment including Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT), TearCare, LipiFlow, iLux, BlephEx, ZEST, and Prokera
  • Retinal disease, including diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration
  • Glaucoma/optic neuropathy
  • Pre and post-operative care
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