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Don Lyon

Clinical Professor, Director of Residencies

Don Lyon



  • M.S.–2010 (Indiana University)
  • O.D.–1999 (Indiana University)

Dr. Lyon is the chief of Pediatrics/Binocular Vision Services for the Indiana University School of Optometry. He graduated with his O.D. degree from IU in 1999 and completed a residency in pediatric optometry and binocular vision in 2000. Dr. Lyon has lectured extensively, both to students and in continuing education programs, on pediatric optometry, amblyopia, and binocular vision disorders.


Dr. Lyon is the local principal investigator for the Amblyopia Treatment Studies, which are being performed by the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG). PEDIG is a national group of optometrists and ophthalmologists that performs clinical research on the treatment of amblyopia among other areas within pediatric eye care.