School:Psychology and Sport Science
Areas of Expertise: Vision and eye research
Yvonne is a registered optometrist with extensive experience and recognition across the sector, including in clinical roles, education and professional and regulatory bodies.
With a PhD in Optometry, she is also a Fellow of the College of Optometrists and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Yvonne gained her PhD from Anglia Ruskin University on the subject of visual crowding in children. Her research continues to focus on the study of visual development, with the aim of better detection of childhood eye problems.
After graduating from the University of Manchester with a degree in ophthalmic optics, Yvonne gained clinical experience working in the Hospital Eye Service and in private and multiple practice. She held the position of Professional Services Manager (Eastern Region) for Boots Opticians Ltd.
Yvonne is a chief examiner for the College of Optometrists and is a member of the OSCE editing and writing group. She was also a panel member of the Fitness to Practise Panel appointed by the UK regulatory body, the General Optical Council.
The anterior eye in contact lens wear
Course Leader, BOptom (Hons) Optometry
Lievens, C. W., Norgett, Y., Briggs, N., Allen, P. M., Vianya-Estopa, M., 2022. Natural course of lid wiper epitheliopathy (LWE) in symptomatic contact lens wearers. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, 45(1), 101529.
Nagra, M., Allen, P. M, Norgett, Y., Beukes, E., Bowen, M., Vianya-Estopa, M., 2021. The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on working practices of UK primary care optometrists. Ophthalmic and Physiologic Optics.
Lievens, C. W., Norgett, Y., Briggs, N., Allen, P. M., Vianya-Estopa, M., 2020. Impact of Improper Approach to Identify Lid Wiper Epitheliopathy (LWE). Clinical Ophthalmology, 14, pp. 3039-3047.
Lievens, C. W., Norgett, Y., Briggs, N., Allen, P. M., Vianya-Estopa, M., 2020. Optimal methodology for lid wiper epitheliopathy identification. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye.
Norgett, Y., Siderov, J., 2017. Effect of stimulus configuration on crowding in strabismic amblyopia. Journal of Vision, 17(13), pp. 5.