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Dr Jaya Sowjanya Siddireddy

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Biography

Jaya Sowjanya Siddireddy is a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the School of Optometry and Vision Science. Her PhD degree was conferred in 2018 from University of New South Wales. In her PhD, Sowjanya evaluated clinical, microbiological and biochemical aspects of eyelids and their effect on comfort during contact lens wear. Sowjanya is part of Eye Research Group at School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW that works in close association...view more

Jaya Sowjanya Siddireddy is a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the School of Optometry and Vision Science. Her PhD degree was conferred in 2018 from University of New South Wales. In her PhD, Sowjanya evaluated clinical, microbiological and biochemical aspects of eyelids and their effect on comfort during contact lens wear. Sowjanya is part of Eye Research Group at School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW that works in close association with eye care industry to evaluate and develop innovative eye care products. Her current post-doctoral research specializes in contact lenses, contact lens care products, dry eyes and microbiology.


My Qualifications

  • PhD in Optometry (University of New South Wales, 2018)
  • M. Phil in Optometry and Vision Science (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, 2012)
  • B. S Optometry and Vision Science (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, 2010)

My Awards

  • British Contact Lens Association - BCLA Dallos Award, 2017
  • International Society for Contact Lens Research (ISCLR) - Student Travel Award, 2017
  • Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia (CCLSA) - Travel Grant, 2017
  • Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia - CCLSA Research Awards, 2015 and 2016
  • UNSW - Postgraduate Research Support Scheme (PRSS) Award, 2015
  • UNSW - Tuition Fee Remission Scholarship, 2014 - 2018
  • L V Prasad Eye Institute - Annual Scholarships for Best Academic Performance, 2006 - 2010

My Research Activities

Industry research projects to evaluate and develop innovative eye care products in the following specialties: 

  • Contact Lenses
  • Contact Lens Care Products
  • Intra-Ocular & Spectacle Lenses
  • Microbial and Cell Biology
  • Red Eyes 

My Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

Bachelor of Vision Science with Masters of Clinical Optometry at UNSW

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