Aoife Lloyd McKernan

phone: +353 1 402 4733


Current Position

Dec 2012 – Present:

Lecturer BSc in Optometry, TU Dublin

DT 224 4th year coordinator


Short Biography

Obtained a Degree in Optometry from the Dublin Institute of Technology in 2003. Became a fellow of the Association of Optometrists, Ireland shortly after. Worked as an Optometrist in Ireland and a Dispensing Optician in NSW, Australia 2003-2006. Worked as an Optometrist and Refractive Laser Technician in a Refractive Laser Clinic, Dundrum, Dublin from 2006-2012. 
Joined the staff of the School of Physics & Clinical & Optometric Sciences TU Dublin, Kevin St. Campus, in 2009.

Main Lecturing Interests

Contact lenses, Primary Eyecare clinic, Optometry undergraduate research project


Professional Membership & Registrations

2003- Present
Fellowship of the Association of Optometrists, Dublin, Ireland
2003- Present
Registration with CORU, Ireland
2014- Present

British University College Contact Lens Educators (BUCCLE) committee member

2014- Present
International  Association of Contact Lens Educators
2014- Present Member of the British Contact Lens Association, London, UK


Post Graduate Study

Post Graduate PhD in area of refractive surgery and soft contact lens wear. DIT, 2009-2015.

Currently supervising two PhD students researching the area of Dry eye disease, Demodex Folliculorum and Contact lenses.

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