Module leader (off-site)
After undergraduate studies at Aston University (1993-96), Ben completed his pre-registration at Oxford Eye Hospital and became a senior optometrist there in 2003. He continued studying at Manchester University and obtained an MSc in Ophthalmology and Vision Science.
Ben currently works at the Bristol Eye Hospital as a glaucoma shared care optometrist and is the clinical lead in medical retina for the optometry department. There are 18 optometrists working in the sub-speciality department, all of whom have been through the training and validation programme that Ben set up in 2010.