Paul Appleson MCOptom DipGlauc DipTp (IP) – Paul trained in Manchester and qualified in 1988. In 2001, he gained his MSc in contact lenses, theraputics and children’s vision. He has specialist higher diplomas in Glaucoma and Theraputics and is a registered Independent Prescriber. He works for Leeds Teaching Hospitals in the emergency eye clinic. He represents Yorkshire and Humber for the College of Optometrists national council, and is also has been an exmainer for the College since 2012. Paul is the previous chair of Leeds Optical Committee.
Ann Barrett MCOptom DipGlauc DipTp (IP) – Ann studied optometry in Dublin, Glasgow and Bradford, where she gained her MSc. She has specialist higher diplomas in Glaucoma and Theraputics and is a registered Independent Prescriber. She also works for Leeds Teaching Hospitals in eye casualty, glaucoma and low vision clinics. Ann is an advisor to the General Optical Council and is a previous chair of Leeds Local Optical Committee.