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• PhD, Glasgow Caledonian University, 1994. Thesis entitled “Retinotopic and spatiotopic classification of ocular motor function”.
• MCOptom, College of Optometrists, 1990
• BSc(Hons) 1st Class in Ophthalmic Optics, Glasgow College, 1989
Lyle Gray graduated from Glasgow College, the forerunner institution of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) in 1989, and after qualifying as an optometrist in 1990, undertook a PhD, which he began at Aston University and subsequently completed at GCU in 1994. He undertook a 1 year Post-doctoral Research Fellow position studying the uses of autorefractors in clinical practice, and then became a Lecturer at GCU. He has subsequently been promoted to Reader, and is also the Postgraduate Research Tutor for the Department of Life Sciences. He sits on the University Research Committee, Higher Degrees Committee and Research ProgrammeS Team of the Graduate School.
His research interests centre upon refractive error development and its causes, binocular vision and oculomotor fundtion, and the aetiology, assessment and management of amblyopia in children. Recent projects have been designing a systematic test protocol for amblyopia (funded by a £40K grant from the College of Optometrists) and the structure and visual function in the hyperopic eye (funded by a £50K grant from the College of Optometrists).
Gray LS (2008). Guest editorial: The prescribing of prisms in clinical practice. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 246, 627-629.
Day M, Strang NC, Seidel D, and Gray LS (2008). Technical Note: Effect of contact lenses on measurement of the accommodation microfluctuations. Ophthal Physiol Opt 28, 91-95.
MuckeS, Manahilov V, Strang NC, Seidel D, and Gray LS (2008). New type of perceptual suppression during dynamic ocular accommodation. Curr Biol 18 (13), R555-556.
Morrison KA, Seidel D, Strang NC and Gray LS (2010) The effect of proximity on open-loop accommodation responses measured with pinholes. Ophthal Physiol Opt 30(4): 365-70.
Day M, Gray LS, Seidel D and Strang NC (2009). "The relationship between object spatial profile and accommodation microfluctuations in emmetropes and myopes." J Vis 9(10): 5; 1-13.
Day M, Seidel D, Gray, LS and Strang NC (2009). The effect of modulating ocular depth of focus upon accommodation microfluctuations in myopic and emmetropic subjects. Vision Res 49(2): 211-8.
Mucke S, Manahilov V, Strang NC, Seidel D, Gray LS and Shahani U (2010). Investigating the mechanisms that may underlie the reduction in contrast sensitivity during dynamic accommodation. J Vis 10(5) 5; 1-14.
Strang NC, Day M, Gray LS and Seidel D (2011). Accommodation steps, target spatial frequency and refractive error. Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics 31(5): 444-455.
Knox, PJ, Simmers AJ, Gray LS and Cleary M (2011). An exploratory study: prolonged periods of binocular stimulation can provide an effective treatment for childhood amblyopia. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 53 (2), 817-824.
Skelton DA, Neil F, Ballinger C, Gray L, Palmer S, Howe TE (2011) Environmental and behavioural interventions for reducing physical activity limitation in community dwelling visually impaired older people Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 7 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Lyall DAM, Srinivasan S and Gray LS (2013). Changes in ocular monochromatic higher order aberrations in the aging eye. Optometry & Vision Science 90 Published ahead-of-print doi: 10.1097/OPX.0b013e31829cac79.
Orr J, Seidel D, Day M and Gray LS (2012). The effect of refractive error and its correction upon pupil diameter in young, visually normal subjects. Vision Research (under review).
Alhazmi M, Seidel D and Gray LS (2012). The effect of eye size and ocular rigidity upon the characteristics of saccadic eye movements. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (under review)
Income of > £200K has been earned in the period from January 2001 – current. This includes grants from:
Successful PhD Supervision
Successful MPhil Supervision
Anna Bambridge. Vision therapy in myopia. Department of Vision Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University.
Current PhD Supervision