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Article by Professor Robert Casson
MB, BS (Hons), M. Biostats, DPhil, FRANZCO
Professor Casson is the Head of the Discipline of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at Adelaide University. He is an ophthalmic clinician/scientist with special interests in glaucoma, neuroprotection, retina-laser interactions, ophthalmic epidemiology and translational ophthalmic research.

Professor Casson became a Fellow of the Royal Australian and NZ College of Ophthalmologists in 2000 and completed his lab-based PhD at Oxford University in 2004 and a Master of Biostatistics at University of Adelaide in 2012.

He is a Fellow of the Academy of Asia-Pacific Professors of Ophthalmology and is the Vice-Chair & Chief Scientific Advisor to the evidence-based NGO, Sight for All. He aims to foster interdisciplinary solutions to eye-related problems.