Dr. Connor is a Professor at the Rosenberg School of Optometry at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio Texas. Connor received his Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Temple University in 1982. He then completed a NIH post-doctoral fellowship at University of Texas Health Science Center Houston. Dr. Connor received his doctorate in Optometry in 1988 and has practiced at the Southern College of Optometry until 2011. He has maintained an active research program in contact lens and ocular surface disease since he arrived at the college with numerous grants, book chapters, manuscripts and presentations. He has served as a contributing editor of the Journal of the American Optometric Association as well as a journal referee for several other optometric journals. Dr. Connor is a member of ARVO and Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He holds a patent for hormonal treatment of dry eye and has several more patents pending.