• Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

  • 81 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
20022020

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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Raymond Beirne graduated with first class honours and completed his pre-registration training at Manchester Royal Eye hospital. He teaches clinical optometry across a variety of modules on the BSc(Hons) Optometry and Master of Optometry courses. Dr Beirne is the course director for the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Retina. 

Dr Beirne has a PhD in visual pyschophysics and his research is focused on how the macular pigment influences visual performance in healthy individuals and those with age-related macular degeneration. He has obtained research funding from the College of Optometrists and the Macular Society.

Raymond is an examiner for the College of Optometrists and an editorial board member of the professional development journal "Acuity". 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

Bachelor

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Research Output

Color discrimination assessment in patients with hypothyroidism using the Farnsworth-Munsell 100 hue test.

Racheva, K., Totev, T., Natchev, E., Bocheva, N., Beirne, R. & Vidinova-Zlatkova, M., 10 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the Optical Society of America A.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Open Access
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  • E-Scoop lens – enhancing vision for AMD patients

    Beirne, R., 2017

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    Macular pigment density does not influence vision in low light levels in AMD

    Beirne, R., 2017, (Digest)

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    Open Access
  • Prizes

    W.D. Wright Award

    Raymond Beirne (Recipient), 2002

    Prize

    Activities

    Does the E-Scoop improve visual function in age-related macular degeneration.

    Raymond Beirne (Speaker)
    5 Mar 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Acuity (Journal)

    Raymond Beirne (Member of editorial board)
    20182021

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work

    Macular disease in the ageing eye: differential diagnosis and management

    Raymond Beirne (Speaker)
    17 Jan 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Medicina (Journal)

    Raymond Beirne (Reviewer)
    2017 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication Peer-review

    Thesis

    Visual performance and quality of vision questionnaire outcomes in multifocal intraocular lens use

    Author: McNeely, R., May 2018

    Supervisor: Moore, T. C. B. (Supervisor), Beirne, R. (Supervisor) & Moore, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis