Katherine Wong

Research Optometrist

Katherine Wong graduated with a Bachelor of Optometry (Hons) and Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney).  She has worked in a full scope private practice in Sydney and as a locum optometrist in rural Northern Territory before taking up the role of Resident Optometrist at the UNSW Optometry Clinic.  Katherine joined the Eye Research Group in 2015 and is currently involved in coordinating and conducting clinical trials as a Senior Research Optometrist.

She also completed a Masters of Optometry at UNSW Sydney in 2018 and has a special interest in contact lenses and the anterior eye.


Journal articles
Wong K; Flanagan J; Jalbert I; Tan J, 2019, 'The effect of Blephadex™ Eyelid Wipes on Demodex mites, ocular microbiota, bacterial lipase and comfort: a pilot study', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 42, pp. 652 - 657, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2019.06.001
Tan J; Ho L; Wong K; La A; Lee S; Park S; Tran L; Stapleton F, 2018, 'The effects of a hydrating mask compared to traditional warm compresses on tear film properties in meibomian gland dysfunction', Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, vol. 41, pp. 83 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2017.09.006
Tan J; Datta A; Wong K; Willcox MDP; Vijay AK, 2017, 'Clinical Outcomes and Contact Lens Case Contamination Using a Povidone–Iodine Disinfection System', Eye and Contact Lens, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000385