Carl Hillier; O.D., FCOVD, graduated from the University of California San Diego in 1977 with a B.A. in Psychology. He received a B.S. at Pacific University in 1980 and then graduated as a Doctor of Optometry in 1982. He received his Fellowship to COVD in 1986. Dr. Hillier is an adjunct clinical professor at the Southern California College of Optometry, Illinois College of Optometry, Western University School of Health Sciences: College of Optometry and the International College of Optometry in Madrid Spain. In 1992 Dr. Hillier helped found the Vision Rehabilitation Clinic at the San Diego Rehabilitation Institute at Alvarado Hospital. He has lectured nationally and internationally on topics related to vision and development in children and adults. Dr. Hillier has been honored by the American Optometric Association as Sports Optometrist of the Year, and by the College of Optometrist in Vision Development by receiving the Getman Award, the College’s highest award for clinical excellence.