Dr. Trese served as Director of Vitreoretinal Surgery at the University of Kansas prior to joining Associated Retinal Consultants in 1982. He currently is Clinical Professor of Biomedical Sciences at The Eye Research Institute of Oakland University, Clinical Associate Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine, and Chief of Pediatric and Adult Vitreoretinal Surgery at William Beaumont Hospital. Dr. Trese is an internationally recognized expert in retinopathy of prematurity and pediatric retinal disease. His current basic science and clinical research interests encompass both pediatric and adult retinal disorders, including participation in National Institute of Health and National Eye Institute sponsored trials. He has spoken all around the world, delivered several named lectureships, and has authored numerous publications and textbook chapters. He has been named to The Best Doctors in the Midwest, The Best Doctors in the United States, and The Best Doctors in America. He was President of the Retina Society and is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, Club Jules Gonin, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, The Michigan Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons, American Medical Association, and Oakland County Medical Society.