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Our research facilities

Facilities in the Vision and Eye Research Institute (VERI) include state-of-the-art laboratories and clinical areas.

Highlights include:

  • four state-of-the-art consulting rooms to carry out clinical trials and consultations
  • low vision suite featuring a new Vicon mobility analysis system and research facilities to examine hearing in patients with low vision. Our researchers investigate mobility and co-ordination in low vision patients using the most advanced gait lab in the UK
  • diagnostic suite which includes anterior (Zeiss) and posterior (Spectralis) OCTs, Microperimeter (MP1), fundus cameras, Keeler-Konan Pocklington wide-field specular photomicroscope, anterior and posterior HRT, Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor, IOL Master and power refractor
  • anterior eye research suite, incorporating a room-sized environmental chamber which allows independent manipulation of temperature, wind speed and humidity, blinking recording device and thermography
  • a myopia laboratory
  • psychophysics suite with Cambridge Research Systems Visage and SR Research EyeLink 1000 eye tracker. 

Find out more about our facilities and clinical trials

For further information, email [email protected]