Dr Ajay Vijay

Dr Ajay Vijay

Fields of research: Optometry and Ophthalmology, Medical Microbiology
Campus: Kensington
Tag: Expanding Knowledge

About Me:

I am a Research Fellow at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW.  I specialize in ocular microbiology, with particular interests in animals models of corneal infections, development of new therapies for keratitis, contact lens and contact lens disinfecting agents.

Education
PhD in Optometry (University of New South Wales, 2007)
BSc in Optometry (Birla Institute of Technology, 1993)

Research Goals

  • To understand the effects of contact lenses on the defence systems of the...

About Me:

I am a Research Fellow at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW.  I specialize in ocular microbiology, with particular interests in animals models of corneal infections, development of new therapies for keratitis, contact lens and contact lens disinfecting agents.

Education
PhD in Optometry (University of New South Wales, 2007)
BSc in Optometry (Birla Institute of Technology, 1993)

Research Goals

  • To understand the effects of contact lenses on the defence systems of the eye.
  • Research into contact lens related corneal infection and inflammations using animal models.
  • Development of novel antimicrobial therapies to help combat ocular infections and inflammation.
  • Improving the safety and efficacy of contact lens related products such as multi-purpose disinfecting solutions and contact lens storage devices.

Current Research Projects

  • Development of antimicrobial contact lenses
  • Microbiome of contact lens cases
  • Antibody microarray for detection of dry eye disease

Professional affiliations

Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Location

School of Optometry and Vision Science
Room 2.013A
Rupert Myers Building
UNSW
NSW 2052

Contact

+61 2 9385 4503
+61 2 9313 6243