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Research Interests

Nicola's current research interests include the development, progression and managment of myopia. Her work spans from basic laboratory experimentation and translate through to clinical trials that involve different strategies to slow myopia progression in children. Nicola runs both an active myopia research lab and a clinical service in myopia management.

Teaching Activity

  • Clinical Practice (first year): acting module leader
  • Binocular vision and paediatric optometry (third year)
  • Elective studies (third year): supervisor
  • Myopia (ophthalmic doctorate): module leader 


  • 2017 -        : Reader in Optometry, Aston University
  • 2014 - 2017: Senior Lecturer in Optometry, Aston University
  • 2004 - 2014: Lecturer in Optometry, Aston University
  • 2002 - 2004: Research Fellow (P/T 60%), Teaching Fellow (P/T 40%) Aston University
  • 1998 - 1999: Optometrist, Sheffield
  • 1992 - 1993: Pre-registration optometrist, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool


2017: MEd, Masters in Education, Aston University

2017: SFHEA, Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

2002: FHEA, Fellow of Higher Education Academy

1997: PhD Optometry, Aston University

1993: MCOptom, Member of College of Optometrists

1993: General Optical Council Registration


Contact Details

Email: n.s.logan@aston.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 121 204 4128
Fax: +44 (0) 121 204 4048

Education/Academic qualification



  • RE Ophthalmology
  • Optometry
  • myopia research

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Research Output 1995 2020

A 3-Year Randomized Clinical Trial of MiSight Lenses for Myopia Control

Chamberlain, P., Peixoto-de-Matos, S., Logan, N. S., Ngo, C., Jones, D. & Young, G., 1 Aug 2019, In : Optometry and Vision Science. 96, 8, p. 556-567 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hydrophilic Contact Lens
Randomized Controlled Trials
Contact Lenses

Global trends in myopia management attitudes and strategies in clinical practice – 2019 Update

Wolffsohn, J. S., Calossi, A., Cho, P., Gifford, K., Jones, L., Jones, D., Guthrie, S., Li, M., Lipener, C., Logan, N. S., Malet, F., Peixoto-de-matos, S. C., González-méijome, J. M., Nichols, J. J., Orr, J. B., Santodomingo-rubido, J., Schaefer, T., Thite, N., Van Der Worp, E., Tarutta, E. & 12 others, Iomdina, E., Ali, B. M., Villa-collar, C., Abesamis-dichoso, C., Chen, C., Pult, H., Blaser, P., Parra Sandra Johanna, G., Iqbal, F., Ramos, R., Carrillo Orihuela, G. & Boychev, N., 21 Nov 2019, In : Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. 43, 1, p. 9-17 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrophilic Contact Lens
Practice Management
Contact Lenses

IMI - Clinical Myopia Control Trials and Instrumentation Report

Wolffsohn, J. S., Kollbaum, P. S., Berntsen, D. A., Atchison, D. A., Benavente, A., Bradley, A., Buckhurst, H., Collins, M., Fujikado, T., Hiraoka, T., Hirota, M., Jones, D., Logan, N. S., Lundström, L., Torii, H., Read, S. A. & Naidoo, K., 28 Feb 2019, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 60, 3, p. M132-M160

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Clinical Protocols
Clinical Trials
Refractive Errors

IMI - Myopia Control Reports Overview and Introduction

Wolffsohn, J. S., Flitcroft, D. I., Gifford, K. L., Jong, M., Jones, L., Klaver, C. C. W., Logan, N. S., Naidoo, K., Resnikoff, S., Sankaridurg, P., Smith, E. L., Troilo, D. & Wildsoet, C. F., 28 Feb 2019, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 60, 3, p. M1-M19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Genetic Engineering

Low-dose (0.01%) atropine eye-drops to reduce progression of myopia in children: a multicentre placebo-controlled randomised trial in the UK (CHAMP-UK)—study protocol

Azuara-Blanco, A., Logan, N., Strang, N., Saunders, K., Allen, P. M., Weir, R., Doherty, P., Adams, C., Gardner, E., Hogg, R., McFarland, M., Preston, J., Verghis, R., Loughman, J. J., Flitcroft, I., Mackey, D. A., Lee, S. S-Y., Hammond, C., Congdon, N. & Clarke, M., 25 Oct 2019, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 314819.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ophthalmic Solutions
Randomized Controlled Trials


A collection of studies on the biometry of myopic and non-myopic eyes

Author: Cruickshank, F., 10 May 2017

Supervisor: Logan, N. S. (Supervisor) & Cubbidge, R. P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Epidemiology of myopia in a United Kingdom urban child population

Author: Shah, P., Nov 2007

Supervisor: Gilmartin, B. (Supervisor) & Logan, N. S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Interventions to limit the progression of myopia

Author: Jones, S., 2016

Supervisor: Logan, N. S. (Supervisor) & Hunt, O. A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Ocular biometric investigation of anisometropia

Author: Logan, N. S., 1997

Supervisor: Gilmartin, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Retinal characteristics of myopic eyes in a semi-rural UK population

Author: Hill, D., 13 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Logan, N. S. (Supervisor) & Heitmar, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisOphthalmic Doctorate



Neil Charman Medal for Research Excellence

Nicola Logan (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)