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.