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Miss Nada Aldahlawi 


Courtesy of Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust
Position:PhD Student

Telephone:+44(0)29 208 70204
Extension:70204
Location:Room 3.13, Maindy Road

Research Overview

I completed my Master’s degree by research in visual electrophysiology at the University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia in 2010. In addition, One of my supervisors was from the Australian National University, one of the top-ranked research-intensive Universities in Australia and the world. I am currently pursuing a PhD project investigating different protocols to stabilise the cornea by crosslinking, in collaboration with Mr David O’Brart (St. Thomas’ Hospital, London).


Teaching Overview

• I have been an Advisor or Supervisor for three undergraduate students with different special areas in King Saud University, the titles of their projects are:


 Central Corneal Thickness and Corneal Endothelial Cell Changes Caused by Contact Lens Use
 Ocular Parameters in Dominant Compared with Nondominant Eyes
 A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Refresh Plus Vs. Viscotears In People Who Have A
Computer Vision Syndrome


The first two were nominated to King Saud University Scientific research award out of 2000 students, one of them was awarded the second place in 2012.

My undergraduate teaching also included lectures and lab classes in the Optometry Department with different courses such as:

Anomalies of Binocular Vision - OPTO 375
Clinical Methods I - OPTO 262
Clinical Methods II - OPTO 263
Visual Science II - OPTO 272  
Optometric Practice- OPTO 491
Contact Lenses I - OPTO 354
Occupational Vision - OPTO 496
Clinical Examination of the visual system III -OPTO 323
Ophthalmic Optics and Dispensing I - OPTO 225
Practice Management I - OPTO 226