Researcher

Dr Angelica Ly

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Optometry and Ophthalmology, Vision Science, Optical Technology

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Biography

Clinician, researcher, and lecturer driven toward applying technology and systems-wide change for better, patient-centred care. 

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My Qualifications

  • Doctor of philosophy (Vision Science), UNSW Sydney, Thesis title: Multimodal imaging in age-related macular degeneration (2018)
  • Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics, UNSW Sydney (2014)
  • Bachelor of Optometry (Honours...view more

Clinician, researcher, and lecturer driven toward applying technology and systems-wide change for better, patient-centred care. 

Research Groups


My Qualifications

  • Doctor of philosophy (Vision Science), UNSW Sydney, Thesis title: Multimodal imaging in age-related macular degeneration (2018)
  • Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics, UNSW Sydney (2014)
  • Bachelor of Optometry (Honours class 1), UNSW Sydney (2008)

My Awards

  • Fellowship of the American Academy of Optometry (2017)
  • Australian government Research training program scholarship (2017)
  • Supplementary Guide Dogs NSW/ACT scholarship for postgraduate studies (2014 - 2017)
  • Australian government Postgraduate Award (2014 - 2016)

My Research Activities

As lead of the macular unit at the Centre for Eye Health, my research activities are focused on age-related macular degeneration and other central retinal diseases in the areas of:

  • Advanced retinal image analysis
  • Patient outcomes and health care delivery
  • Clinical decision support systems

My current research projects and opportunities are entitled:

  • Cluster analysis for improving outcomes in macular disease via multimodal support (COMMS)
  • Improving outcomes in macular disease via the development and dissemination of clinical decision support technologies 
  • Attitudes and barriers to care in AMD (The ABCs of AMD) 

A listing of my previous publications can be found at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Angelica+Ly


My Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

  • Summer research projects
  • Honours / 5th year research projects
  • Masters by research
  • Independent learning projects
  • PhD by research

My Engagement

Current active professional memberships and service positions

  • Non-executive board member and company director, Optometry NSW/ACT
  • Associate editor, Clinical and Experimental Optometry 
  • Early career research representative, Faculty Research Committee, UNSW Sydney
  • Chair, Public health committee, Optometry NSW/ACT
  • Member, Awards committee, Optometry NSW/ACT
  • Member, Advanced skills committee, Optometry NSW/ACT
  • Head, Macular Special Interest Group, Centre for Eye Health
  • Guest Clinical Editor, March 2020 Issue of Pharma
  • Fellow, American Academy of Optometry
  • Member, Optometry Australia 
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Location

Centre for Eye Health
Rupert Myers Building (south wing)
Gate 14 Barker St
UNSW Sydney

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Contact

61-2-8115 0746
61-2-8115 0799