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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
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