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A/Prof Clare Fraser
(Guest speaker)

A/Prof Clare Fraser

MBBS (Hons), MMed, FRANZCO

Dr Clare Fraser is an ophthalmologist specialising in neuro-ophthalmology, strabismus and visual electrodiagnostics. She is a consultant Visiting Medical Officer at both Sydney Eye Hospital and Liverpool Hospital and is also in private practice in Sydney. She holds the title of Associate Professor of Neuro-ophthalmology at the University of Sydney.

She completed ophthalmic training at Sydney Eye Hospital in 2006–2009 before commencing further neuro-ophthalmic training at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology, London, England with Dr Gordon Plant. In 2011, she completed a research fellowship at Emory Eye Centre, Atlanta, USA with Drs Nancy Newman and Valerie Biousse.

Dr Fraser is a committee member for The Neuro-Ophthalmology Society of Australia. She is also on the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society International Committee and the committee for the Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library. In 2018, she was chosen for the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology academic development mentor scheme. She serves on the editorial board for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology and the Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology.

Dr Fraser has published over 90 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has written several book chapters, including chapters on optic neuritis and pituitary tumours. Her research has been awarded an Ophthalmic Institute of Australia grant and has won several international awards including the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society prize for the best research presentations in 2005, 2006, 2011 and their pilot grant award in 2018.