Research Projects

  • Ocular symptoms and ocular pain in dry eye and contact lens wear
  • Ocular surface innervation and sensory function in ocular surface health and disease
  • Biomarkers in ocular surface disease
  • Sex hormones and dry eye
  • Ocular surface inflammation in youth
  • Optometry patients’ use of alternative and complementary medicines
  • The role of oestrogen in dry eye in women before and after menopause
  • Eye discomfort during smartphone use
  • Testosterone and oestrogen supplementation in dry eye
  • Dry eye, obesity and nutrition
  • Tear film biochemistry
  • Ocular allergy – signs, symptoms and innervation
  • Corneal and conjunctival innervation in ocular discomfort
  • Dry eye and contact lens wear 
  • Post LASIK dry eye