The University of Liverpool

Dr Fiona Rowe


Fiona Rowe PhD, DBO, CGLI Cert. Ed



Reader in Orthoptic Health Services


NIHR Fellow





Dr Rowe qualified as an Orthoptist in 1990 at Moorfield’s Eye Hospital, London. She worked in London at Moorfield’s Eye Hospital and St Thomas’ Hospital until 1992, in Australia at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinder’s Medical Centre, and in Ireland at Waterford Regional Hospital until 1993 before taking up post as Senior Orthoptic Clinical Teacher at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. She has worked at the University of Liverpool since 1998 and is based in the Department of Health Services Research.



My specific research interests include visual impairment following acquired brain injury and stroke, visual field assessment, neurological impairment of raised intracranial pressure, fusion and binocular alignment, botulinum toxin and neuro-ophthalmology.



Incomitant strabismus and ocular motility, neuro-anatomy, visual field assessment, ophthalmic equipment, cerebro-vascular disorders, head injury/trauma, lids, pupils, supranuclear and internuclear anomalies, nystagmus, neuro-imaging.



Associate Editor-in-Chief: Strabismus

Chair: Cheshire & Merseyside Allied Health Professions research                      network

Expert Advisory member: The Stroke Association and RNIB

Mentor: NIHR Clinical Academic Pathway

President ex-officio: UK and Ireland Society for Ophthalmic Nurses                and Technicians

Representative: Royal College of Physicians Intercollegiate Stroke Working Group


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