VisionTECH: Anterior Segment Photography with Dr. Tom Arnold

Anterior segment imaging can be a great tool for the documentation and management of anterior segment disorders. On this episode of VisionTech we discuss the latest technologies and techniques that will enable you to take high quality anterior segment images. We are excited to be joined for this discussion by none other than Dr. Thomas P. Arnold, OD, FSLS.
Dr. Arnold is a graduate of the University of Houston College of Optometry. During his training he participated in vision outreach programs in Mexico, Guatemala and with the Bureau of the Indian Health Service. His externship was completed at the Indian Health Service Hospital in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Dr. Arnold spent two years as a research assistant for the Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS) at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston.  He opened his Today’s Vision practice in Sugar Land in 1992. Currently, Dr. Arnold is the Vice-President of the Board of Today’s Vision Licensing Corporation.
Dr. Thomas P. Arnold, OD, FSLS
Dr. Arnold is passionate about scleral contact lenses and their ability to help patients struggling with compromised vision related to the cornea. He is also a Fellow of the Scleral Lens Education Society. Dr. Arnold, along with Dr. Nathan Schramm, organized and moderated the inaugural International Congress of Scleral Contacts in Miami Beach, July 2016. The ICSC was the first meeting in the world dedicated solely to scleral contact lenses.

An international speaker, Dr. Arnold has presented at meetings in the United Kingdom, South Africa, India, Jordan, Columbia and Russia.

Gallery of Dr. Arnold’s Photos

Dr. Arnold can be reached at:


Instagram: “blindtex52”

Facebook: Message on “Scleral Lens Fitters” group

Practice website: Today’s Vision Sugarland

Educational Resources:

Scleral Lens Fitters Facebook group

Connect with Dr. Arnold in person at these conferences:

International Congress of Scleral Contacts July 26-27 in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Global Specialty Lens Symposium – January 24-27 in Las Vegas, NV

Cornea, Contact Lens and Contemporary Vision Care – December 1-2 in Houston, Tx


Dr. Tom Arnold:

UHCO Adjunct Faculty

Bausch & Lomb Specialty Vision Products

Blanchard Lab

Boston Sight Scleral

EyePrint Prosthetics

GPLI Advisory Committee

Oculus USA

Visioneering Technologies Inc.

Fayiz Mahgoub: None

Dr. Fayiz Mahgoub
Fayiz is an optometrist with a passion for leadership and service. He currently serves on the National Optometric Association's Strategic Planning Committee as well as The Optical Foundation's Advisory Committee. He enjoys sharing his thoughts on a variety of eye care topics as a contributing writer for Optometric Management Magazine,, and Fayiz is an absolute technophile which is why he teamed up with Defocus Media to combine his love for eye care and technology through his podcast, VisionTECH with Fayiz Mahgoub.

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