Veronica O'Dwyer

phone: +353 1 402 4785
email: veronica.odwyer@dit.ie

Short Biography

Obtained a Diploma in Optometry from the Dublin Institute of Technology in 1986. Became a fellow of the Association of Optometrists, Ireland shortly after. Worked as Optometrist, Senior Optometrist and Manager as well as being self-employed in practice in Dublin from 1986-1991.
Awarded a PhD for psychophysical evaluation of visual function in strabismic and anisometropic amblyopia by the University of Bradford in 2003.

Joined the staff of the Physics Department in DIT, Kevin St. in 1991.

Main Lecturing Interests

  • paediatric optomety
  • clinical optomety
  • binocular vision
  • dispensing optics

Main Research Interest

Diet and macular pigment in the development of age related macular degeneration

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Optical Registration Board, CORU, Ireland.
  • Irish Contact Lens Society
  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

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