Research Areas

Current areas of research include:

  • Colour vision
  • Optics: white light interferometry, holography
  • Refractive error epidemiology and aetiology
  • Visual development
  • Assessment of vision in infants and children
  • Binocular vision and amblyopia
  • Reading disabilities
  • Visual electrophysiology
  • Visual psychophysics
  • Visual perception
  • Public health optometry: access to eyecare services
  • Occupational optometry
  • Low vision
  • Visual system ageing
  • Retinal cell biology
  • Retinal anatomy, physiology and pathology
  • Ocular disease: Keratoconus, Glaucoma, Diabetic retinopathy, Ocular tumours
  • Corneal biomechanics
  • Orthokeratology Contact lenses and lens care systems
  • Epidemiology and pathogenesis of contact-lens related disease
  • Ocular microbiology and immunology
  • Tear film biochemistry
  • Ocular surface innervation and sensitivity
  • Ocular symptomatology
  • Dry eye
  • Ocular surface physiology and pathology
  • Corneal imaging
  • Corneal healing following refractive surgery