Dr Catriona Hamer
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Dr Catriona Hamer

Lecturer in Optometry

School of Health Professions (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)

Role

Lecturer in Optometry

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Optometry PhD

Professional membership

MCOptom, AFHEA

Teaching interests

Module lead for Ocular Disease OPT203 and Dispensing OPT205
Lecturer in Slit Lamp in Specialist Skills OPT202,  Human Anatomy and Physiology OPT102 and Visual Optic OPT106

Research interests

Main area of research: Investigating factors affecting cataract surgery correction and outcomes when implanting IOLs. 

Other Interests:
The Aging eye
Biometry of the eye including Keratometry
Astigmatism
Vision and Mobility

Other research

Conference presentations:

1.       Buckhurst, P., Buckhurst, H.& Hamer, C. (2013) Assessment of ciliary muscle morphology using a new Fourier domain swept source anterior chamber opticalcoherence tomographer Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.E-Abstract 3035.

2.       Hamer, C., Buckhurst, H., Purslow,C. & Buckhurst P. (2013) Agreement and reproducibilit yacross 6 instruments for measuring keratometry Proceedings of the British Congress of Optometry and Vision

3.       Hamer, C., Habib, N., Buckhurst, H., Purslow, C.& Buckhurst P. (2014) Surgically-induced corneal astigmatism measurement error? Proceedings of the XXXII Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

4.       Buckhurst, P., Hamer, C.,Buckhurst, H., Purslow, C. & Habib, N. (2014). Improving thereliability and repeatability of corneal curvature assessment through image analysis of topographic maps and the compensation of torsion Proceedings of the XXXII Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

5.       Hamer, C., Habib, N., Buckhurst, H., Purslow, C.& Buckhurst P. (2014) Can we improve the accuracy o fCataract Surgery? Proceedings of the 40th Hospital Optometrists Annual Conference

6.       Hamer, C., Habib, N., Buckhurst, H., Purslow, C.& Buckhurst P. (2015) Corneal curvature for Toric IOLs Proceeding of the British Society of Refractive Surgery Conference.

7.       Hamer, C., Habib, N., Buckhurst, H., Purslow, C.& Buckhurst P (2015)  Do toric IOLcalculators accurately predict the shift in orientation of the steepest corneal meridian following cataract surgery? Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. E-Abstract 3035.

8.     Buckhurst P, Hamer, C., Habib, N.,Buckhurst, H., & Purslow, C (2015)The relationship between corneal astigmatism and refractive astigmatic error in pseudophakic eyes.Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. E-Abstract 3035.

9.       Hamer, C., Habib, N., Buckhurst, H., Purslow, C.& BuckhurstP (2015) Investigating the effect of clear corneal incision in the principal meridians of the cornea Proceedings of the XXXIII Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

10.    Buckhurst P, Hamer, C., Habib, N., Buckhurst, H., & Purslow, C (2015) The relationship betweenperipheral and paracentral astigmatism and  refractive astigmatic error in pseudophakic eyes. Proceedings of the XXXIII Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

Research groups

  • Optometry

Reports & invited lectures

 Hamer, C., Habib, N., Buckhurst, H., Purslow, C. & Buckhurst P. (2014) Can we improve the accuracy of Cataract Surgery?  Proceedings of the 40th Hospital Optometrists Annual Conference
 

Hamer, C., Habib, N., Buckhurst, H., Purslow, C. & Buckhurst P. (2015) Corneal curvature for Toric
IOLs.
Proceeding of the British Society of Refractive Surgery Conference.

Other academic activities

Chair of the School of Health Professions Athena Swan Assessment Team