Alumni Evening: ARVO Theme

Tuesday, 5 June, 2018 - 17:30


The theme of this evening is ARVO Highlights: a pot pouri of breaking research, conducted by the staff and students of the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) was recently held in Honolulu, USA, and we bring to you the latest developments and hot topics that were presented at the meeting. Please join us for an evening of learning and light refreshments with your colleagues, staff and students of the School. Topics and schedule are listed below:

Topics and schedule are listed below.

When:           Tuesday, 5th June, 2018

Where:          School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, Rupert Myers Building,                            Kensington Campus (enter Gate 14, Barker Street)

Schedule:      5.30-6.00 pm:    Registration - UNSW Optometry Clinic

                     6.00-6.05 pm:     Official Welcome and Address

                                                Professor Fiona Stapleton, Head, School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW

                     6.05-6.45 pm:     Ms Jessie Huang - "Impact of referral letter content on management of glaucoma                                                patients and suspects in collaborative care" (10 min)

                                                Dr Barbara Zangerl - "Automated analysis of opti nerve head changes in patients                                                    with glaucoma" (10 min)

                                                Dr Edward Lum - "Impact of scleral lens wear on ocular sensitivity, nerve                                                                fiber density and Langerhans cell density in keratoconus" (10 min)

                                                Q&A (10 min)

                     6.45-7.30 pm      Refreshments

                     7.30-8.20 pm     Dr Jerome Ozkan - "What is hiding in your eyes? The microbiome of                                                                     ocular surface niches" (10 min)

                                                Dr Mei Ying Boon - "Suprathreshold VEPs as an inidicator of abnormal cortical                                                     processing in nonstrabismic amblyopes" (10 min)

                                                A/Prof Barbara Junghans - "A simplier test for eye hand coordination using                                                             an iPad?" (10 min)

                                                Dr Pauline Kang - "Atropine applied at different times of day has different effects                                                    on choroid thickness" (10 min)

                                                Dr Blanka Golebiowski - "Smartphone use and effects on tear film, blinking and                                                   binocular vision" (10 min)

                                                Q&A (10 min)

                      8.25-8.30 pm     Lucky door prize and Close

RSVP:              by Tuesday, 30th May, 2018

Registration Essential:

Enquiries may be directed to or call  (02) 9385 4621.

CPD points: 3.5