The Team


Liane Clamen, MD

Founder and CEO

Liane is a Harvard-trained ophthalmologist

(BA, MD, Residency) 

She is the inventor of an Accommodative IOL, a Punctal Plug Drug Delivery System, and an Anterior Capsulotomy Device.


Bonnie An Henderson, MD

Chair, Scientific Advisory Board

 An internationally-recognized expert in cataract and refractive surgery, Bonnie is the Past President of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 

She is the inventor of an FDA-approved modified capsule tension ring and surgical instruments for toric IOL implantation


Mathew L Becker, PhD

Member, Scientific Advisory Board

Matthew is Professor of Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, and Biomedical Engineering at Duke University.

 He has won many awards, including the 2019 Carl S. Marvel Award in Creative Polymer Chemistry from the American Chemical Society.  

He is the author of 170+ papers, and holds 110+ issued or pending patents.


Thomas X Neenan, PhD

Member, Scientific Advisory Board

Thomas is the Principal of Gray Door Partners LLC, a practice that develops university-based spinouts in science and biotech.

He is the author of 60+ publications and book chapters, and 

holds 45+ US and international patents


William Shea


Bill has a 30-year career in the medical device industry.

He was CEO of Medecom, The Clinipad Co., and 

New Dimensions in Medicine (NASDAQ: NDIM).  

He has served on numerous boards primarily where companies desired exits to larger strategic medical companies. 


John Andres, JD


 John is a patent attorney who has over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry in legal and business roles. 

He currently serves as a director of Apyx Medical Corporation (APYX) and Longeviti Neuro Solutions.