Dr. Ivan B. Bank |
After receiving his Doctor of Optometry degree from SCO, Dr. Bank completed a residency in Winterhaven, Florida at the Winterhaven Eye Clinic, with an emphasis on corneal disease. He practiced in New Orleans, Louisiana for 20 years, then established his Dallas location in 2009.
Dr. Bank is an expert in the care and management of the corneal-compromised patient. He specializes in the care for keratoconus, post-radial keratotomy and post-LASIK complications, corneal transplants, dry eye, corneal deformity and contact lens patients who are deemed hard to fit. Dr. Bank has recently been named as the number one fitter of the Zen Scleral lens technology in the United States for 2014 and 2015.
.Dr. Bank is Texas State Board Certified and a 2013 Diplomate certified by the American Board of Optometry. He is National Board Certified and has completed the International Association of Board of Examiners’ Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease Certification. Dr. Bank is Texas State Board Therapeutic certified as well as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist.
Dr. Bank is a member of the Texas Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Contact Lens Section of the AOA. After completing extensive testing, Dr. Bank was granted Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry in 1994, an accomplishment only 3% of his colleagues ever attain. Dr. Bank received his Fellowship in the Scleral Lens Education Society in August 2015. He is only one of five in the state of Texas that certifies him as an expert in the treatment of corneal disease with scleral, medically necessary contact lenses.
Dr. Bank is actively involved with the American Foundation for the Blind in Dallas as a board member, and is a financial supporter of Greer Garson Foundation for Presbyterian Hospital. He and his wife, Melissa, have four children. Dr. Bank is an avid golfer and enjoys working out every day.