2024 Dr. Edward S. Bennett GPLI Educator of the Year

Presented to Dr. Jason Jedlicka

“For outstanding achievement as an educator in the area of GP and custom soft contact lenses.”

About the Recipient


Dr. Jason Jedlicka is a Clinical Professor at Indiana University School of Optometry and the Director of the Cornea and Contact Lens Service. He is a Diplomate in the American Academy of Optometry’s Cornea, Contact Lens, and Refractive Technologies Section, a past President of the Scleral Lens Education Society, and a Fellow and board member of the Contact Lens Society of America. He has contributed to multiple textbooks as an author on the topic of GP lenses. He was awarded the GPLI Practitioner of the Year award for 2021. He is the developer of the Zenlens family of scleral lenses.


Jason Jedlicka, OD, FAAO, FCLSA, FSLS
University of Indiana School of Optometry
744 E Third St
Room 218
Bloomington, IN 47405-3603
(812) 855-4651

Previous Recipients of the Award

2024 – Jason Jedlicka, OD, FAAO, FCLSA, FSLS

2023 – Langis Michaud, OD, MS, FAAO, FBCLA, FSLS

2022 – Jennifer Harthan, OD, FAAO, FSLS

2021 – Daniel Fuller, OD, FAAO, FSLS