Dr Lewis Williams
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Dr Lewis Williams

Medicine & Health
School of Optometry and Vision Science

Dr Lewis Williams is the International Association of Contact Lens Educators’ (IACLE’s) Director of Educational Development.  Lewis is part of a small team responsible for the creation, development, and production of educational materials as well as IACLE’s Fellowship Examination, currently, the only accreditation system for contact lens educators worldwide.  He has been part of the IACLE team for almost 25 years.

Lewis’ professional interests include contact lenses, optics, general and clinical photography, and the role of technology in education.  He graduated in optometry from the Queensland Institute of Technology and holds Master of Optometry and PhD degrees from the School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales (UNSW).  He has been involved in contact lens education for more than 40 years and spent some nine years in the Australian and New Zealand contact lens industries in various roles before joining IACLE.  Currently, he is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the UNSW School of Optometry and Vision Science.

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School of Optometry and Vision Science
  • Book Chapters | 2019
    2019, 'Microbiology, lens care and maintenance', in Contact Lenses, Elsevier, pp. 65 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-7020-7168-3.00004-0
    Book Chapters | 2007
    Williams LJ; Stapleton FJ, 2007, 'Microbiology, Lens Care and Maintenance', in Phillips, Speedwell & Morris (ed.), Contact Lenses (5th Ed), edn. 5th, Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA, pp. 79 - 109
  • Journal articles | 2007
    2007, 'Associate Professor George Amigo 1921-2006', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 90, pp. 217 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1444-0938.2007.00145.x
    Journal articles | 1996
    Gross TG; Filipovitich AH; Conley ME; Pracher E; Schmiegelow K; Verdirame JD; Vowels MR; Williams LJ; Seemayer TA, 1996, 'Cure of X-linked lymphoproliferative disease (XL) with allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT): Report from XLP Registry', Bone Marrow Transplantation, 17, pp. 741 - 744
    Journal articles | 1985
    Dain S; Chan T; Williams L, 1985, 'Visual and ocular changes in VDU operators', Public Health, 99, pp. 275 - 287, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0033-3506(85)80062-7
  • Conference Papers | 2004
    Williams L; Scott H; Nicolle M; Tuch B; Rawlinson W; Lim HS; Ng R; Pineda P; Tan CK; Chow P, 2004, 'Transplantation of fetal porcine islet-like cell clusters (FP-ICCs)into cynomolgus monkeys', in Immunology and Cell Biology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Canberra, AUSTRALIA, pp. A26 - A26, presented at 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Transplantation-Society-of-Australia-and-New Zealand, Canberra, AUSTRALIA, 31 March 2004 - 02 April 2004, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000220547900103&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Papers | 2003
    Cronje S; Williams LJ; Sweeney DF; Fonn D; Sorbara L; Holden BA, 2003, 'IACLE: Providing educational support to contact lens educators', in Optometry and Vision Science, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 68 - 68, presented at American Academy of Optometry (2003), Dallas Texas, USA, 04 December 2003 - 07 December 2003
    Conference Papers | 2003
    Cronje S; Williams LJ; Sweeney DF; Fonn D; Sulaiman S; Holden BA, 2003, 'Assessing contact lens educators` knowledge levels: The IACLE accreditation examination', in McBrien NA (ed.), 4th Educators / 10th Scientific Meeting in Optometry, 4th Educators / 10th Scientific Meeting in Optometry, Melbourne, pp. 33 - 33, presented at 4th Educators / 10th Scientific Meeting in Optometry, Melbourne, 02 July 2003 - 04 July 2003