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Miss Louise Terry 


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Position:PhD Student

Telephone:+44(0)29 208 70247
Extension:70247
Location:Room 1.18, Maindy Road

Research Overview

My research is looking at the blood vessels in the choroid - the layer at the back of the eye, behind the retina – and how these change throughout the disease process in Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). My main focus is on the larger choroidal vessels, and their changes in diameter and volume in early, atrophic, and neovascular AMD. I am also looking at diurnal variation of these vessels in healthy individuals – how the vessels change throughout the course of a day. To view these vessels, I use a technique called Optical Coherence Tomography, or OCT. This technique takes scans through the back of the eye, which can be used to build 3-D images of the retina and choroid.

Teaching Overview

Clinical supervision in the following modules:
OP2101 – Refraction
OP2202 – Contact Lenses