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Emeritus Professor Leo Carney

Faculty of Health,
School - Optometry and Vision Science

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Name
Emeritus Professor Leo Carney
Position(s)
Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health,
School - Optometry and Vision Science
Emeritus Professor
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Discipline *
Optometry and Ophthalmology
Phone
+61 7 3138 5733
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Location
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Qualifications

Doctor of Science (Queensland University of Technology), PhD (The University of Melbourne), MSc(Optom) (The University of Melbourne), BAppSc (The University of Melbourne), LOSc (The University of Melbourne)

Keywords

Contact lenses, Eye research, Optometrists - clinical education for, Optometry

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Leo Carney is Professor Emeritus at the School of Optometry, Queensland University of Technology.

Qualifications

  • a graduate of the Department of Optometry at the University of Melbourne
  • BAppSc (University of Melbourne)
  • MSc (University of Melbourne)
  • PhD (University of Melbourne)
  • DSc (QUT)

Experience

  • 1992-2007: Head of the School of Optometry
  • served on the faculty at the University of Melbourne and the Ohio State University¬†(Associate Dean)

Research

His research has had as its aim the investigation of the physiological and optical evaluation of the anterior eye, and the effects of contact lens wear on the structures of the eye. He has published about 200 articles dealing with aspects of anterior eye physiology, contact lenses, and visual optics.

Achievements

  • Councillor of the International Society for Contact Lens Research
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and of the Contact Lens Society of Australia.
  • 2001: received the Max Schapero Memorial Award from the Cornea and Contact Lens Section of the American Academy of Optometry
  • 2004: received the British Contact Lens Association Medal for outstanding achievement in the field of contact lenses
  • recipient of the Hon. Bill Hayden AC Award from the Optometrists Association Australia (Queensland and Northern Territory Division).

Research highlights

  • Contact Lenses
  • Corneal Optics.
This information has been contributed by Emeritus Professor Leo Carney.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.