Dr. Peter Pham is a board-certified ophthalmologist, published researcher, innovator, and entrepreneur. He is the Founder and CEO of Okra Limited and Docferral.com, on online referral and scheduling platform for physicians, dentists, and emergency centers. He is also the Co-Founder of KeepYourSight.org, a telemedicine nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention of vision loss by deploying an advanced online system for visual field screening for glaucoma, macular degeneration, strokes, and other medical disorders that affect the visual field.
Dr. Pham received graduated summa cum laude with a degree in chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis. As undergraduate student, Dr. Pham developed a novel process for simultaneously delivering large, membrane-impermeable molecules into thousands of live cells. Other available methods at time using electricity or micropipettes either caused cellular death or were too inefficient. Dr. Pham went on to complete his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine, ranked one of the top 10 medical schools in the nation. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the prestigious Doheny Eye Institute in Los Angeles. During his ophthalmology training, Dr. Pham teamed with Dr. Ianchulev to develop the online visual field screening platform that serves as the basis for KeepYourSight.org.
Zocular® products are the results Dr. Pham’s vision for caring for your most critical sense – your eyes. With his background degree in chemistry, Dr. Pham recognized the soothing and restorative properties of Hibiscus esculentus (aka okra) for the eyes due to its chemical composition and properties. By refining its extract into a transformative formulation with other natural botanicals, Zocular products feel as good as they look.