Dr Meyer is active in clinical research and has published over 60 scientific papers and half a dozen book chapters. His research focuses on evaluating surgical techniques and diagnostic instrumentation, ocular infections, and systemic diseases that affect the eye.
As a medical student, he used his background in microbiology to help describe a novel species of bacteria (Mycobacterium Arupense).
He is a Senior Lecturer in Ophthalmology at the University of Auckland where he teaches optometry students, optometrists, medical students, house officers, general practitioners and ophthalmology registrars.
He regularly lectures at local, national, and international conferences and is a section editor for the journal Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.
Research Awards (since 2010):
- RANZCO Annual Congress Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia Best Poster, 2018
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting, Research Poster of Interest Award, 2013.
- Frederick W. Stocker Research Award for best research presentation. University of North Carolina Department of Ophthalmology, 2011
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting, Research Poster of Interest Award, 2011
- 1st Place, Research Poster Competition. North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. Annual Meeting, 2010.
Dr Meyer speaks conversational Russian and Spanish.