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Paramdeep Bilkhu

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    20122019
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    Personal profile

    General

    Dr Bilkhu is a therapeutic optometrist and postdoctoral researcher at Aston University, with interests in presbyopia treatment and anterior eye disease management. He is also a module leader for Independent Prescribing for Optometrists, elective studies supervisor on the Ophthalmic Doctorate programme, and teaches in a range of clinics on the Optometry programme.

    Qualifications

    • BSc(Hons) in Optometry, Aston University, 2008
    • PhD in Anterior Eye Disease, Aston University, 2013
    • PgCert in Clincal Optometry, Aston University, 2014
    • DipTp(IP) in Ocular Therapeutics, The College of Optometrists, 2015
    • PgCertHE in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, Aston University, 2019

    Membership of Professional Bodies

    • Member of the Association of Optometrists
    • Member of The College of Optometrists (MCOptom)
    • Fellow of The British Contact Lens Association (FBCLA)
    • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

    Research Interests

    Dr Bilkhu's personal research interests include modelling allergic conjunctivitis using a controlled environmental chamber, and developing diagnostic techniques for and treatment of allergic conjunctivitis and dry eye. Post-doctoral research has focussed on surgical presbyopia correction; contact lens performance; and meobomian gland dysfunction treatment.

     

    Teaching Activity

    Module leader and elective studies supervisor on the DOptom/DOphSc executive development programme for:

    • Ocular Therapeutics (OP4OT1)
    • Prescribing for Disorders of the Eye (OP4OT2)
    • General Ocular Therapeutics (OP4GOT)

    Teaching assistant and clinical demonstrator on the BSc(Hons) Optometry undergraduate programme for:

    • Clinical Optometry (OP1CO1)
    • Contact Lenses (OP2CL1)
    • Primary Care (OP3PC1)

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    Research Output 2012 2019

    Managing ocular allergy in optometric practice

    Bilkhu, P. S., 17 Apr 2019, In : Optometry in Practice. 20, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Hypersensitivity
    Therapeutics
    Open Access
    File
    Eyelids
    Gels
    Temperature
    Eyelashes
    Wool

    Clinical utility of the KAMRA corneal inlay

    Naroo, S. A. & Bilkhu, P. S., 18 May 2016, In : Clinical Ophthalmology. 10, p. 913-919 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
    File
    Inlays
    Visual Acuity
    Presbyopia
    Miosis
    Safety

    Identification of dry eye conditions in community pharmacy

    Wolffsohn, J., Bilkhu, P. S., Wolffsohn, T. & Langley, C., 1 Aug 2016, In : Pharmaceutical Journal. 297, 7892, p. S7-S10

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Pharmacies
    Pharmacists

    Microwave decontamination of eyelid warming devices for the treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction

    Bilkhu, P., Wolffsohn, J. S., Hilton, A., Matthews, G., Legood, S. & Riley, L., Aug 2016, In : Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. 39, 4, p. 293–297 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Meibomian Glands
    Decontamination
    Eyelids
    Microwaves
    Equipment and Supplies

    Thesis

    Management of allergic conjunctivitis and dry eye

    Author: Bilkhu, P., 7 Apr 2014

    Supervisor: Naroo, S. A. (Supervisor) & Wolffsohn, J. S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    File

    Activities 2012 2017

    • 5 Participation in conference
    • 3 Invited talk
    • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 1 Consultancy

    Red Eye Case Studies

    Paramdeep Bilkhu (Speaker)
    20 Mar 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Clinical Management of Allergic Conjunctivitis

    Paramdeep Bilkhu (Speaker)
    7 Feb 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    London 2015 Education Destination (Association of Optometrists)

    Paramdeep Bilkhu (Invited speaker)
    11 Oct 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    British Contact Lens Association Clinical Conference & Exhibition

    Paramdeep Bilkhu (Speaker)
    31 May 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    British Contact Lens Association Clinical Conference & Exhibition

    Paramdeep Bilkhu (Participant)
    28 May 201531 May 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference