Dr Jack Phu
Lead Clinician (Glaucoma)
BOptom (Hons.), BSc, MPH, PhD, FAAO
Jack is the Lead Clinician of Glaucoma at the Centre for Eye Health. He received his undergraduate optometry degree from UNSW in 2011, Masters degree from the University of Sydney in 2014 and doctorate from UNSW in 2018. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. As a clinician-researcher, he evenly divides his time at the Centre into clinical, teaching and research roles. His clinical duties predominantly involve the care of patients with glaucoma, and he leads the angle closure disease clinic. His teaching duties include ocular diseases, therapeutics and visual neuroscience at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His research focuses on glaucoma, retinal disease, structure-function relationships in the eye and visual psychophysics. He has published his research extensively in scientific journals, and he has been awarded numerous prizes for his research, including the Optometric Glaucoma Society Ezell Fellowship in 2016. He is also a regular contributor to the optometric profession, presenting at domestic and international clinical and scientific conferences.