PhD Student Shines at QLD CCLSA Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, 15 August, 2017 - 13:00

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Jaya Sowjanya Siddireddy presented her latest research titled “The role of eyelid bacteria in contact lens discomfort” at a Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia (CCLSA) Chapter Event held in Brisbane on 27 July 2017. Sowjanya is the recipient of two consecutive CCLSA awards in 2015 and 2016.

A wonderful mix of clinicians, clinical researchers and students of Queensland University of Technology were present at this Chapter event in Brisbane.  This meeting showed a growing interest in microbiota of eye in contact lens practises. Other presenters on the night included Stephen Vincent and Paul Gifford who spoke about Mini Scleral lenses and Orthokeratology.

Sowjanya Siddireddy

 [PhD Student, Sowjanya Sriddireddy, Photo courtesy of Damien Fisher, QLD CCLSA Chapter President]