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Research Interests

My research takes place within the Ophthalmic Research Group and primarily concentrates on statistical analysis of visual field data and examination of structure-function relationships in central retinal eye disease; in particular, retinal oximetry, biometry and OCT. Perimetry methodologies currently being investigated are standard perimetry, short-wavelength automated perimetry (SWAP). I am also applying perimetry methodologies to examine the reproducibility of the Esterman binocular field test in patients with established visual field loss in the context of meeting the visual field requirements of the DVLA.

I also have an interest in ophthalmic lenses and dispensing and am investigating facial athropometry, specifically nasal development in normally developing children and children with Down's syndrome with the aim of achieving better design and fitting of spectacles.

Employment

Aston University

Senior Lecturer - School of Optometry

Membership of Professional Bodies

Statutory Registration with the General Optical Council

Member of the College of Optometrists

Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers

Teaching Activity

First Year

  • Ophthalmic Lenses
  • Optics & Medical Imaging

Second Year

  • Further Investigative Techniques

Third Year

  • Elective Studies Supervision

Fourth Year

  • Advanced Investigative Techniques
  • Inter-Professional Communication

Administrative Roles

Fourth Year Tutor

Contact Details

email: r.p.cubbidge@aston.ac.uk
tel: +44 (0) 121 204 4107
fax: +44 (0) 121 204 4048 4220

Education/Academic qualification

PG Dip

Award Date: 11 Jun 2019

PhD

Award Date: 1 Jun 1998

BSc, University of Bradford

Award Date: 7 Jul 1990

External positions

External Examiner UG Optometry Programme, University of Huddersfield

1 Oct 201930 Sep 2023

Trustee

1 May 2019 → …

External Moderator

1 Jan 2014 → …

Keywords

  • RE Ophthalmology
  • Optometry

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