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Eaglet Eye Announces Dr. Ricardo Duarte Joining our Professional Affairs Team

We are excited to announce that Ricardo Duarte, OD, has joined Eaglet Eye’s Professional Affairs team, as we continue our commitment to excellence in eye care. With an impressive background spanning over two decades in optometry, Ricardo brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our organization.

In this role, Dr. Duarte will bolster Eaglet Eye’s initiatives in customer support, and specialty contact lens education and training. Ricardo has been a key player in the specialty lens arena for over a decade, both in Latin America and internationally. His efforts will play a crucial role in advancing the company’s objectives by inspiring eye care practitioners globally to deepen their knowledge of scleral and specialty contact lens applications and fitting techniques.

“We are delighted to welcome Ricardo to our team!” says Arnie Snepvangers, CEO of Eaglet Eye. “With his expertise in specialty contact lens fitting, Ricardo is poised to make significant contributions to our team.” Dr. Duarte remarked “This is the beginning of a new adventure, I am thrilled to be collaborating with such an amazing group of people!”

About Dr. Ricardo Duarte

Dr. Duarte graduated from Universidad Rafael Landívar (Guatemala) in 2005 with a degree in Optometry. His professional trajectory includes pivotal roles such as Head of the Optometry Clinic for five years at Hospital Rodolfo Robles (Guatemala), coupled with six years of experience at the Unidad Nacional de Oftalmología (National Unit of Ophthalmology, Guatemala), and as a Lead Consultant and Speaker for Spectrum International for four years, where he served over 65 countries worldwide. Additionally, Dr. Duarte worked for four years as a Key Opinion Leader and lead trainer for BostonSight SCLERAL, contributing significantly to the advancement of specialty contact lens practices. He has made notable contributions as an Ambassador for the LATAM Myopia Management group, is a member of the Contact Lens Society of America (CLSA) and the International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE), and holds the NCLE-C certification. Currently we can find him at his private practice Óptica Ricardo Duarte in Guatemala City (www.optricardoduartece.com).

About Eaglet Eye

For more information contact Arnie Snepvangers at arnoud.snepvangers@eaglet-eye.com. Eaglet Eye B.V. is a Dutch company specializing in the development and commercialization of high-tech instruments for eye care.  Eaglet Eye aims to improve eye care worldwide through innovative devices both for the eye care providers and their patients. For more information on Eaglet Eye and the Eye Surface Profiler, please visit our website at eaglet-eye.com.