Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin is Director of the Eye Research Group at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW Sydney, leading a passionate team conducting industry sponsored clinical trial research and investigator-initiated trials. Consistently delivering quality research and investing in building long term relationships with industry partners has resulted in collaboration with over 20 multinational industry partners. Her research focuses on dry eye, amongst the general population and in contact lens wearers, and contact lens design and performance. Her research has contributed to the development and subsequent approval of several new dry eye therapies and contacts lens designs over the course of her career. She also supervises PhD students and Masters of Optometry research projects, is a Fellow of the British Contact Lens Association, and a member of the Editorial Board for the journal Eye and Contact Lens.
Director, Eye Research Group at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW Sydney.
Current research trials include:
Supervision of Post-graduate and Honours Optometry students at UNSW.
Current projects include:
OPTM8514 Research Project