Shehzad is a Reader at Aston University and teaches in the area of anterior eye. Shehzad’s research interests include contact lenses, dry eye, corneal biomechanics, laser refractive surgery, cataract and lens surgery, intraocular lenses, sports vision and business aspects of UK eye health care.
He has authored and co-authored around 150 publications (including peer-reviewed, editorials, textbook chapters, non-peer-reviewed etc.). Shehzad did his first degree at Aston University and a Masters and then a Doctorate degree at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology.
He is an examiner for the UK College of Optometrists, an assessor for the General Optical Council (UK) and also advises for medico-legal ophthalmic cases. Shehzad is a visiting professor at the American University of Science and Technology in Beirut and the King Saud University in Riyadh.
In 2015 he was given the ‘International Optometrist Award’ by the World Council of Optometry. He is an Honorary Fellow of the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) and Editor-in-Chief of the BCLA journal ‘Contact Lens and Anterior Eye’. He is Global President of the International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE).
Contact Lens and Anterior Eye
Ocular Surface Happy – how does this affect contact lens retention?