Dr Sharon Oberstein

Principal Staff Optometrist

Room No.: 

1.064

Office: 

UNSW Optometry Clinic, Level 1, Rupert Myers Building (North Wing)

Phone: 

9385 4624

Fax: 

9313 8604

Email: 

Qualifications: 

Dip Optom (FOA SA) MBCO McOptom (UK) PhD (UNSW)

Biography: 

Sharon qualified as an optometrist in South Africa (Cum laude). Sharon has worked in private optometric practice and university low vision clinics in South Africa, the United Kingdom and Australia. Her particular research area concerns driving and low vision, and completed her PhD by research on driving with central visual loss, for which she was awarded the 2015 Menzies Research Scholarship in Allied Health Sciences. Her part time role as Senior Staff Optometrist, Low Vision at the UNSW Optometry Clinic has enabled excellent working relationships with key multidisciplinary rehabilitation organisations; invitations to lecture at optometric and multi-disciplinary conferences, and contributions to rehabilitation planning committees.