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Clinical Optometry

ISSN: 1179-2752

Mr Simon Berry

Mr Berry

Simon Berry Optometrist, Durham, United Kingdom

Simon Berry is an optometrist in the North East of England. His initial training was in Manchester where he gained his BSc and later his MCOptom. He runs a very busy private practice in Durham as well as being a hospital practitioner at Sunderland Eye Infirmary. He has close connections with Durham University.

He has a wide range of clinical interests both within his practice and at the Eye Hospital. He is a member of the College of Optometrists, the Association of Optometrists and the GOC.

His research interests include development of a spectacle lens that will correct higher order optical aberrations to help patients with macula degeneration, analysis of retinal blood vessels and disability glare. He is currently a co-supervisor for three MSc projects and one PhD project within Durham University.

Editorial Board

Robert R. Birge, Professor Emeritus, Harold S. Schwenk Sr. Distinguished Chair, Departments of Chemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA

Nalini S. Bora, Ph.D., FRAVO, Bernice Y. Jones Professor of Ophthalmology, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Professor of Genetics; Director of Research, Pat & Willard Walker Eye Research Center, Jones Eye Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock, AR, USA

Walter D. Furlan, Professor of Optics, Department of Optics , University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain.

John Girkin, Professor of Biophysics, Department of Physics, Durham University, Durham, UK

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

John M. Nickerson, Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Noorjahan Panjwani, Professor of Ophthalmology and Biochemistry, Department of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

Dr. Joseph Sowka is an attending optometric physician at Center for Sight in Sarasota, Florida, a large medical-surgical practice where he focuses on glaucoma management and neuro-ophthalmic disease. He was formerly Professor of Optometry at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry for 28 years where he served as Chief of The Advanced Care Service and Director of the Glaucoma Service at the College’s Eye Institute. He was the Program Coordinator and Supervisor for the Ocular Disease Residency. Dr. Sowka is a founding member of both the Optometric Glaucoma Society and Optometric Retina Society. He is also the Founder and Chair of the Neuro-Ophthalmic Disorders in Optometry Special Interest Group for the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Sowka is a Glaucoma Diplomate of the American Academy of Optometry. He is a partner and co-owner of Optometric Education Consultants.