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Dinesh Kaphle is an education and research focused lecturer in the Discipline of Optometry and Vision Science at the University of Canberra. He is also an adjunct associate lecturer at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales.

Dinesh Kaphle completed Bachelor of Optometry from Tribhuvan University, Nepal and Master of Optometry by Research from the University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, and Master of Public (Community Eye Health) from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Recently, he completed a Doctor of Philosophy from the Queensland University of Technology.  His doctoral research investigated accommodation errors in myopia over time with multifocal spectacles using a randomized controlled trial. 

He has several years of experience working as a clinical optometrist in Malawi and Nepal, and as a lecturer in optometry at the Malawi College of Health Sciences, the country’s first optometry school established with support from the Brien Holden Vision Institute, Optometry Giving Sight, and Sightsavers.

During his PhD, he worked as a sessional academic at the Queensland University of Technology and received accreditation as the Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (Advance HE).

He has research interests in myopia control particularly with multifocal spectacles, low vision and blindness, and quality of life-related to refractive errors.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, CILIARY MUSCLE FUNCTION AND ACCOMMODATION IN MYOPIA, Queensland University of Technology

20172021

Master, IMPACT OF VISUAL IMPAIRMENT DUE TO REFRACTIVE ERROR ON THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF ADULTS IN MALAWI, University of KwaZulu-Natal

20132017

Master, Magnitude and Determinants of the Ratio between Prevalences of Low vision and Blindness in Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness Surveys, University of Cape Town

20152016

Bachelor, Treatment of Anisometropic Amblyopia in children with refractive correction

20032007

External positions

Adjunct-Associate Lecturer, University of New South Wales

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