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General

After registration Dr Eperjesi continued for two years as a staff optometrist at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital, with overall responsibility for the Low Vision Clinic. He then worked on a sessional basis for several organisations: the Institute of Optometry, London, in the Specific Learning Difficulties (1993 to 1995); the Carnegie Institute of Child Welfare, Birmingham working in co-operation with orthoptists in paediatric primary care clinics (1993 to 1997); Birmingham Focus on Blindness, Low Vision Centre. He has also been a senior partner in a Birmingham based learning development and migraine clinic, which conducted detailed binocular vision and colorimetry assessments (1995 to 1998).

Dr Eperjesi has been an examiner for the College of Optometrists since 1996 and examines in Binocular Vision, Management of Partial Sight, Investigative Techniques, Routine Examination and Ocular Disease and Abnormality. He gained Fellowship of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO) in 1997 and a College of Optometrists diploma in orthoptics (DipOrth) in 2003. He was invited to join the editorial advisory board of the Optician journal, one of Britain’s leading clinical optometry publications, in 1996 and regularly reviews manuscripts for the academic journals Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, Optometry and Vision Science and Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science. He is also a founder member of Optometric Educators Ltd. one of the foremost continuing education and training providers in the field of Optometry. He regularly lectures on paediatric and geriatric optometry as well as advanced clinical techniques of ocular examination and the effects of nutrition on vision, on a national and international basis and has taught in USA, Ghana, Eire, Spain, Portugal and Germany. He has Chairman of the Birmingham Local Optometric Committee, when he adviseed the Birmingham Strategic Services Agency on Optometric Academic Affairs. Oct 2016-Mar 2017 he was Interim Deputy Dean of Aston Business School and since then has been Dean of the Centre for Learning Innovation and Professional Practice at Aston University.

Research Interests

I am currently working on several research projects including:

The use of z-scores to better represent student grades in Higher Education.

Using the Markov analysis model to determine the time period between screening for diabetic retinopathy.

Teaching Activity

Teaching duties include being Programme Director for the Aston MEd, co-module leader for Qulaity Assurance and Enhancement and supporting several participants in preparing their MEd artefact.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow College of Optometrists,
  • Fellow Institute of Leadership and Management
  • Fellow of the Royal Soceity for Arts

Contact Details

Email: f.eperjesi@aston.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 121 204 4114

Fax: +44 (0) 121 333 4048

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

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Research Output 2000 2019

Colour contrast sensitivity in eyes at high risk of neovascular age-related macular degeneration

Calcagni, A., Howells, O., Eperjesi, F., Bartlett, H., Denniston, A. K., Gibson, J. M., Hogg, C. R. & Matthews, T. D., 14 Aug 2019, In : European Journal of Ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Contrast Sensitivity
Macular Degeneration
Color
Databases
Color Vision

Using strength-based approaches to fulfil academic potential in degree apprenticeships

Saville, K-M., Birdi, G., Hayes, S., Higson, H. E. & Eperjesi, F., 6 Jun 2019, In : Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
apprenticeship
curriculum
apprentice
student
qualification

Abstract: Prevalence of visual disorders in urban Palestinian children: a cross-sectional study

Al-labadi, L., Shahin, R., Eperjesi, F., Al-shanty, Y., Abdel Rahman, Y., Shehadeh, M., Beshtawi, I. & Al-khayatt, A., 21 Feb 2018

Research output: Other contribution

The effect of nutritional supplementation on the multifocal electroretinogram in healthy eyes

Berrow, E. J., Bartlett, H. E. & Eperjesi, F., Apr 2016, In : Documenta Ophthalmologica. 132, 2, p. 123-135 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Lutein
Contrast Sensitivity
Visual Acuity
Randomized Controlled Trials
Macular Pigment

Customer loyalty among daily disposable contact lens wearers

Patel, N. I., Naroo, S. A., Eperjesi, F. & Rumney, N. J., Feb 2015, In : Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. 38, 1, p. 15-20 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Contact Lenses
Fees and Charges
Lenses
Optometry
Internet

Thesis

Anterior segment anomalies and effects on visual quality

Author: McGinnigle, S., 22 Oct 2013

Supervisor: Naroo, S. A. (Supervisor) & Eperjesi, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

File

Exploring business models to provide a foundation for enhanced eye care services in high street optometric practice

Author: Patel, N., 23 Feb 2016

Supervisor: Naroo, S. A. (Supervisor) & Eperjesi, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

File

New investigations into macular pigment optical density

Author: Howells, O., 9 Feb 2012

Supervisor: Eperjesi, F. (Supervisor) & Bartlett Eperjesi, H. E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

File

Survey of General Optical Council disciplinary and fitness to practise hearings: 2001-2011

Author: Forte, J., Sep 2015

Supervisor: Eperjesi, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisOphthalmic Doctorate

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Activities 2000 2013

  • 5 Publication peer-review
  • 3 Editorial activity

Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology (Journal)

Frank Eperjesi (Peer reviewer)
2013

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Nutrients (Journal)

Frank Eperjesi (Guest editor)
2012 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Eye (Journal)

Frank Eperjesi (Peer reviewer)
2012 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Journal of Optometry (Journal)

Frank Eperjesi (Editorial board member)
20092011

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness (Journal)

Frank Eperjesi (Peer reviewer)
20082012

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity