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Clinical Ophthalmology

Dr Fraser

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Sunderland Eye Infirmary, United Kingdom

Dr Fraser

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Scott Fraser

Professor Scott Fraser is a consultant ophthalmologist at Sunderland Eye Infirmary in the North East of the UK. He is also honorary lecturer at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and visiting professor at the University of Sunderland. He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

He trained as an ophthalmologist initially in Newcastle and then completed his training at Moorfields Eye Hospital. At Moorfields he was also a research fellow initially looking into risk factors for late presentation of glaucoma and later as the Friend of Moorfields funded researcher looking at the genetics of glaucoma. He was awarded his MD in 2000.

His main clinical interest is in glaucoma in which he completed sub-speciality training at Moorfields. His research interests also include glaucoma but more widely he is interested in factors that alter compliance with eye medications. He also has an interest in evidence based medicine and is an editor for the Cochrane Eyes and Vision group. He has published over 50 peer reviewed articles and over 100 presentations at scientific meetings. He has written chapters for 7 textbooks and has co-written a manual for eye care.  

Editorial Board

Mohammad Javed Ali, Head, Govindram Seksaria Institute of Dacryology, L.V.Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India; Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Rochester, New York, USA, Visiting Professor, Friedrich Alexander University, Nuremberg, Germany.

Haoyu Chen, M.D., Joint Shantou International Eye Center, Shantou University & the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD, Frances and Ray Stark Professor of Ophthalmology, Frances and Ray Stark Foundation Chair Professor of Ophthalmology, Professor of Epidemiology, Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Bora Eldem, Professor of Ophthalmology, Ankara-TURKEY

Yousef Ahmed Fouad, MBBS, MSc Ophth, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Rino Frisina, MD, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Padova, Italy.

Marko Hawlina, Professor, University Eye Hospital of University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ira M. Herman, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Emeritus, Program in Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology, Center for Innovations in Wound Healing Research, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA.

Gábor Holló, Professor and Head, Glaucoma Unit, Department of Ophthalmology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

Winston W-Y Kao, Ben and Louise Tate Professor, Director of Crawley Vision Research Center & Ophthalmic Research Laboratory, College of Medicine University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan, Professor of Optometry and Vision Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering and Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON Canada.

John G. Lawrenson, Professor of Clinical Visual Science, Department of Optometry and Visual Science, City University of London, UK

Prof Anat Loewenstein, Tel Aviv Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Ahmad Mansour, Clinical Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Rafic Hariri University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon

Hiroyuki Matsumoto PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA.

David Meyer, MBChB, FCFP(SA), HonnsBSc, MMed (Ophth), FCOphth (SA),PhD, Professor emeritus, Stellenbosch University, and Former Head of Ophthalmology and the Department of Surgical Sciences, Cape Town, South Africa.



Kanwal (Ken) Nischal, Division Chief, Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA USA.

Jacob Pe'er, M.D., Jonas Friedenwald Professor of Ophthalmic Research Division of Ophthalmology Hadassah - Hebrew University Medical Center Jerusalem, Israel

Justyn Regini, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales

Gisbert Richard, Professor of Ophthalmology, General Secretary of the EURETINA Society, Head and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, University Medical Center, Hamburg, Germany

Daniel M. Rosenbaum, Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate, NY, USA

John Sheppard, President, Virginia Eye Consultants, Professor of Ophthalmology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

Chetan Soni, Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar, MO; Ophthalmologist, Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital, Columbia, MO; Adjunct Professor, Kansas University Eye Center, Prairie Village, KS, USA

Alan Stitt, Professor, McCauley Chair of Experimental Ophthalmology, Centre for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Christopher Tyler, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA

Suat Hayri Ugurbas, Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Bülent Ecevit University, Turkey

Rasik Vajpayee, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Eye Research, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Yosanan Yospaiboon, KKU Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand.