Eman Ali Alzghoul

PhD Candidate

PhD Candidate

Research Title: Characteristic changes of visual function in children with different  myopic control strategies

Supervisors: Dr Seiu Khuu, Dr Alex Hui

Email Address: z3346493@ad.unsw.edu.au

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/eman-alzghoul-047a22a3



Eman is a PhD candidate at the UNSW School of Optometry and Vision Science, with Master’s Degree in Optometry from UNSW. After earning her Bachelors of Optometry in 2008, she worked as a Teaching Assistant at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) for nine years. During this time, she also worked as a Consultant Optometrist at the JUST Primary Eye Clinic where she participated in research focused on contact lenses and visual impairment .

With her past teaching and clinical experience and her own research interest she now hopes to contribute to the vision research field by investigating the binocular function and myopic control strategies as a part of her PhD. Her main research interests include, binocular eye movement, low vision, contact lenses and myopic control. Eman shows a great passion to clinical research, education management and team work.



2019 - current   PhD, School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW Sydney

2017 - 2018      Master of Optometry, UNSW Sydney

2018                 Advanced Certificate in Children’s Vision, Australian College of Optometry, Melbourne

2004 - 2008      Bachelor of Optometry, Jordan University of Science and Technology (J.U.S.T) Irbid, Jordan



Journal Articles

  1. May M . Bakkar, Eman A. Alzghoul , Mera Haddad. Clinical characteristics and causes of visual impairment in a low vision clinic in Northern Jordan, 2018, Clinical Ophthalmology



2016, IACLE Travel Award



The American Academy of Optometry, USA, California, 2016

The Second Jordanian-Palestinian Optometry Conference, JOPAL, Jordan, Amman, 2016



Member, (International Association of Contact Lens) (MIACL)

Member, International Parkinson & Movement Disorder Society

Member, Australian College of Optometry (ACO)