Nicky is an optometry graduate of City University, London a doctor specialising in ocular therapeutics, contact lenses, paediatrics, and research.
At Kent Eye Care she practices as a therapeutic and general optometrist carrying out NHS and Private Eye Examinations for the practice. Nicky is a specialist registered independent prescribing optometrist with the General Optical Council (GOC). This Specialty allows Nicky to prescribe and issue medical prescriptions for both NHS and private patients for the treatment of any eye condition), she is also member of the college of optometrists (COO) and member of the Association of Optometrists (AOP).
Nicky is part of the Acute Primary Care Ophthalmology Service (APCOS) scheme, she obtained her Ophthalmic Doctorate following research and study into childhood glaucoma and connective tissue disease, was the Principle Investigator for the RBT Study at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Aston University. Nicky is also part of the research team at the Sussex Eye Hospital and am involved with the Fact and IVAN studies.
From 2009 to 2014 she worked for International SOS in China and was Head of the Optometry Department in Beijing. In 2008 qualified as a diabetic retinopathy screener with the Paula Carr Unit of Ashford Hospital. Currently Nicky is also working at Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the glaucoma department.