Edward Lee Paul, Jr., O.D., Ph.D.

ADDRESS: 1135 Military Cutoff Road, Suite 203

Wilmington, North Carolina 28405

PHONE: (910) 256-6364

FAX: (910) 256-6617





Degree      Years                 Location

Ph.D.        1993 – 1998      Clayton College

Nutritional Medicine Birmingham, Alabama

O.D.         1982 – 1986      Southern College of Optometry

Optometric Medicine Memphis, Tennessee

B.S.           1982 – 1984      Southern College of Optometry

Biology Memphis, Tennessee

               1980 – 1982      University of North Carolina

Wilmington, North Carolina

FELLOWSHIPS: Academy of Learning & Developmental Disorders

McLean, Virginia

International Academy of Low Vision Specialists

Corona, California


EXTERNSHIPS: Womack Army Hospital, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina

St. Luke’s Eye Institute, Tarpon Springs, Florida


CERTIFICATIONS: 1997 American Board of Professional Disability


1986 International Association of Boards of

Examiners in Optometry

LICENSURE: 1986 North Carolina

1986 Tennessee

2001 Belize

2004 South Africa


APPOINTMENTS: St. Luke’s University School of Medicine

Belmopan, Belize, Central America

Chairman, Department of Continuing Medical Education

Visiting Professor of Ophthalmology

EXPERT WITNESS: Admitted as an expert medical witness in

North Carolina District and Superior Court

SFST and FSA Certified

Forensic Sobriety Assessment Certification

HONORS: 1979 Eagle Scout

Boy Scouts of America

2003 - 2011 America’s Top Optometrist

Consumer’s Research Council


HISTORY: 1986 – Present Private Practice

Ophthalmic Medicine

2001 – 2005 Clinical Affairs Consultant

CIBA Vision / Novartis


1998 Cardiovascular Disease and the Eye

            Review of Optometry

1998 Alternative Cures

            Rodale Press

2000 Allergy Free

            Rodale Press

2002 Conquering Macular Degeneration

            Trafford Publishing

2007 101 Great Ways to Improve Your Health

            Self Improvement Publishing


American Optometric Society

         International Academy of Optometry

         Southeastern Optometric Society

         Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association

         American Board of Professional Disability Consultants

         Gold Key International Optometric Society


AFFILIATIONS:         2005 – Present Consul (Hon.) of Belize

                                         Ministry of Foreign Affairs

                                         Government of Belize

                               2003 – 2005 Board of Aldermen

                                          Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

                               1998 - Present Board of Trustees
                                                             Boy Scouts of America

                               2000 - 2003 Board of Trustees

                                         Thalian Hall Center for the Arts

                               1985 - 1986 Board of Trustees

                                         Southern College of Optometry

US Patent # 7,158,834

Method and Apparatus for Performing Micro Current Stimulation (MCS) Therapy

US Patent # 6,388,577

Micro Current Stimulation Device

US Patent # 7,887,847

Nutritional Supplement for Ocular Diseases

Patent (Pending) # 60/456,788

Method for Predicting the Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Patent (Pending) # 60/456,789

Nutritional Supplement for Diseases of Inflammation

Patent (Pending) # 60/476,878

Essential Fatty Acids for Symptomatic Relief of Dry Eye Syndrome