Korb and Associates

We have three doctors and a professional staff ready to assist you. Here's some information about our doctors (in order of photo from right to left):

Dr. Korb
Donald R. Korb is a graduate of the New England College of Optometry. He is a Clinical Professor at the School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley, and an internationally acclaimed lecturer, researcher and clinician. Dr. Korb is the recipient of numerous eye and contact lens awards and accolades and is a member of the Optometry Hall of Fame. He currently devotes half of his time to clinical practice and half to research. He is currently Chief Technical Officer of TearScience, Inc., a company dedicated to the restorative treatment of evaporative dry eye.

Recognized globally as an expert in the field of dry eye, Dr. Korb was the co-founder of TearScience, Inc., and Ocular Research of Boston: both dedicated to research in this field. He also co-founded Corneal Sciences, Inc. which developed the first membrane type of soft contact lens. This has become the model for 90% of all contemporary soft contact lenses.

Dr. Exford
Joan M. Exford received optometry degrees from Indiana University and Pacific University. She is a past president of the American Academy of Optometry and Prevent Blindness Massachusetts and past Chairwoman of the Board of Registration of Optometry, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Well-known in the field, she has been a recipient of the Optometrist of the Year Award of the Massachusetts Society of Optometrists and is a member of the Optometry Hall of Fame. She has participated in multiple areas of research and is currently an investigator in a large myopia study which is being conducted in separate research laboratories at Korb & Associates.

Dr. Finnemore
Victor M. Finnemore is an alumnus of the New England College of Optometry and is active in research and lecturing. Dr. Finnemore has been involved in the development of diagnostic tests for dry eyes and has been awarded several patents. He has been responsible for the design of contact lenses for keratoconus and consults with several large corporations in the area of dry eye. He conducts research in the area of dry eye and is also an investigator in the large myopia study.

All three doctors are diplomates in the Cornea and Contact Lens Section of the American Academy of Optometry.