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Personal profile


  • 2018: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • 2017: Diploma in Therapeutics (Independent Prescribing). Dip TP (IP)
  • 2012: PhD in Optometry, Complutense University of Madrid
  • 2009: MSc of Science in Clinical Optometry, Pennsylvania Collage of Optometry
  • 2008: MSc in Optometry and Research, European University of Madrid
  • 1998: Degree in Optics and Optometry: Complutense University


  • 2017 to date: Lecturer in Optometry, Aston University
  • 2013-2017: KTP Associate, Aston University
  • 2002-2013: Associate lecturer, Complutense University of Madrid
  • 2009-2012: Chief of contact lens specialty service, Vissum Mirasierra
  • 2009-2012: Chief of the Optometrist department, Vissum Mirasierra
  • 2001-2009: Clinical and research Optometrist, Vissum Santa Hortensia
  • 1999-2001: Clinical Residency Training, Optometry Clinic, Complutense University of Madrid.
  • 1998-1999: Optometrist, Madrid

Teaching Activity

  • Module leader: Clinical Practice I (BSc Optometry)
  • Supervisor: Primary care clinic (BSc Optometry)
  • Supervisor: Elective Studies (BSc Optometry)

Research Interests

  • Contact Lens and ocular surface
  • Presbyopia Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens (IOL) and Cataract Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • 2018: Fellow of the HEA
  • 2017: MCOptom, Membership of the College of Optometrists
  • 2014: FBCLA, Fellow of the British contact lens association
  • 2013: General Optical Council registration
  • 2013: Member of the Association of Optometrists
  • 2007: (FIACLE) Fellow of the International Association of contact lens educators
  • 2004: (FAAO) Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry

Contact Details

Tel: +44 (0)121 204 5035
Email: r.gil-cazorla@aston.ac.uk
Room: VS36

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Research Output

Comparison of surgical parameters using different lens fragmentation patterns in eyes undergoing laser-assisted cataract surgery

Uy, H. S., Chan, P. S., Gil-Cazorla, R. & Shah, S., 1 Nov 2019, In : International Ophthalmology. 39, 11, p. 2459-2465 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • Refractive surgery’s Holy Grail. Eye drops for Presbyopia

    Gil-Cazorla, R., 31 Jan 2017, The Ophthalmologist, 37, p. 16-27.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    A review of the surgical options for the correction of presbyopia

    Gil-Cazorla, R., Shah, S. & Naroo, S. A., Jan 2016, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 100, 1, p. 62-70 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Wiederherstellung der Akkommodation mit dem Femtosekundenlaser

    Translated title of the contribution: Accommodation Restoration with Femtosecond laserGil-Cazorla, R., Naroo, S. A., Uy, H. & Shah, S., 2016, Praxis der refraktiven Chirurgie: Planung, Durchführung, Nachbehandlung, Komplikationsmanagement. Uthoff, D. (ed.). Thieme, p. 122-125

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Lens softening with a femtosecond laser

    Gil-Cazorla, R., 2014, Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle