Jesson Martin, Ph.D.

Department Chair of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Optometry

  • Office: Health Professions Education Building, 401C
  • Telephone: (606) 218-5524
  • E-mail: JessonMartin@upike.edu

Physical & Physiological Optics (OPT 525)
Monocular Vision & Visual Perception (OPT 615)
Optometry Review I & II (OPT 728)
Advances in Optometry & Optical imaging (OPT 732)
Laser Ophthalmic Surgery I (OPT 727)

Doctor of Philosophy, Ph.D.
National Institute of Technology (Bharathidasan University), India.

Master of Philosophy, M.Phil.
Pondicherry University, India.

Master of Science, M.Sc.
Bharathidasan University, India

Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.
Bharathiar University, India.

Post-doctoral Research –
Indiana University School of Optometry (2008 – 2012)
Medical College of Wisconsin (2007-08)

  • Ashley Richmond, Justin Reed, Douglas Thompson, Jesson Martin, Matt Jaskulski, Norberto Lopez-Gil. Remote monitoring of device-eye distance and ambience light in children using smart device. American Academy of Optometry (AAO) annual meeting, October 2020 at Nashville.
  • Douglas Thompson, Justin Reed, Ashley Richmond, Jesson Martin. Measuring cone photoreceptor cell density using Imagine Eyes Adaptive Optics System for different refractive states. American Academy of Optometry (AAO) annual meeting, October 2020 at Nashville.
  • Jesson Martin, Justin Reed, Douglas Thompson, Matt Jaskulski, Norberto Lopez-Gil, Continuous remote monitoring device-eye distance and ambience light in children. ARVO Annual Meeting Abstract. Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science, June 2020 Vol 6 Issue 7.
  • Jesson Martin, Emily Williams, “Wavelength in Focus that optimizes retinal image quality,” American Academy of Optometry (AAO), Oct 23 -27, 2019, Orlando, Florida.
  • Catherine Donaldson, Jesson Martin, “Effect of photopic and mesopic light ambience, blur, and glare on contrast sensitivity function in young subjects,” American Academy of Optometry (AAO), Oct 23 -27, 2019, Orlando, Florida.
  • Emily Williams, Jesson Martin, “Evaluation of the accuracy of the objective aberrometers for clinical refraction,” American Academy of Optometry (AAO), Oct 23 -27, 2019, Orlando, Florida.
  • Norberto Lopez-Gil, Jesson Martin, Tao Liu, Arthur Bradley, David Diaz-Munoz, Larry N. Thibos., “Retinal Image Quality during Accommodation.” Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics 33, pp.497-507, 2013.
  • Jesson Martin, Balamurali Vasudevan, Nikole L Himebaugh, Arthur Bradley, Larry N Thibos, “Unbiased Estimation of Refractive State of Aberrated Eyes,” Vision Research 51 (2011), pp. 1932-1940
  1. Myopic control in Children using smart devices.
  2. Adaptive optics retinal imaging.
  3. Wavefront sensing in human eye