• Dr. Tavares is the head of the glaucoma service at the Department of Ophthalmology, Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil. He recently completed a clinical research fellowship at the Hamilton Glaucoma Center, University of California, San Diego. His research interests include imaging of the optic disc and retinal nerve fiber layer, development of new methods for early detection of glaucoma, and glaucoma drainage devices. He is a contributing member of the Glaucoma Specialty Information Team (SIT) for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), and a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), the Brazilian Glaucoma Society, and the Brazilian Council of Ophthalmology.