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Little, Julie-Anne Dr

Lecturer in Optometry

Academic and Professional Qualifications

Dr. Little has a PhD in Vision Science and was appointed lecturer at the University of Ulster in 2007.
She is a GOC registered Optometrist in the UK with a special interest in paediatric vision and complex neurological impairment.
She is a member of the College of Optometrists and is a Councillor for the Association of Optometrists.
She is a UK representative on the European Council of Optometry & Optics and the World Council of Optometry.

Dr Little is a member of the Higher Education Academy and has a post-graduate certificate in higher Education. She is a member of the Biomedical Science Research ethics filter committee.

Research Interests

Dr Little’s research interests include the developing visual system and the impact of intellectual disability on vision.
She is also interested in how the structure of the eye impacts on functional vision.

She is part of the Paediatric Vision Research group

Dr Little has an honorary contract with the Royal Victoria Hospital as a specialist optometrist.

For further information please see her research profile

Teaching and Learning Activities

Course Director for the MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Clinical Visual Science

BSc (Hons) Optometry: Module coordinator for Dispensing Practice and Lecturer for General Examination Techniques, Ocular Disease, and also contributes to Patient Management. She supervises undergraduate research projects.

Dr Little runs a specialist clinic at the University Optometry Clinic for children with reading difficulties

Little, Julie-Anne Dr

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Dr Julie-Anne Little
Lecturer in Optometry
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute

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Room G169
School of Biomedical Sciences
University of Ulster
Coleraine campus
Cromore Road
Coleraine
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA

phone: +44 28 70124374
Email: ja.little@ulster.ac.uk

Little, Julie-Anne Dr - Publications

Number of items: 15.

Little, Julie-Anne, McCullough, Sara, Breslin, Karen and Saunders, Kathryn (2014) Higher order ocular aberrations and their relation to refractive error and ocular biometry in children.. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 55.

Anketell, Pamela M, Saunders, Kathryn and Little, Julie-Anne (2013) Stereoacuity norms for school-age children using the Frisby stereotest.. Journal of the American Assocation for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 17 (6). pp. 582-587.

Doyle, Lesley, Little, Julie-Anne and Saunders, Kathryn (2013) Repeatability of OCT lens thickness measures with age and accommodation.. Optometry and Vision Science, 90 (12). pp. 1396-1405.

McCullough, Sara, Little, Julie-Anne and Saunders, Kathryn (2013) Higher Order Aberrations in Children with Down Syndrome. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 54 (2). pp. 1527-1535.

Little, Julie-Anne, McCullough, Sara, McClelland, Julie F , Jackson , A. Jonathan and Saunders, Kathryn (2013) Low Contrast Acuity Measurement: Does it add value in the visual assessment of Down syndrome and Cerebral palsy populations?. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 54 (1). pp. 251-257.

Bharadwaj, Shrikant R., Sravani, N. Geetha, Little, Julie-Anne, Narasaiah, Asa, Wong, Vivian, Woodburn, Rachel and Candy, T. Rowan (2013) Empirical variability in the calibration of slope-based eccentric photorefraction. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 30 (5). pp. 923.

Little, Julie-Anne, Molloy, Jaclyn and Saunders, Kathryn (2012) The differing impact of induced astigmatic blur on crowded and uncrowded paediatric visual acuity chart results.. Ophthalmic & physiological optics : the journal of the College of Optometrists, 32 (6).

McCullough, Sara J, Little, Julie-Anne and Saunders, Kathryn J (2011) Higher order ocular aberrations in children with Down syndrome. . In: British congress for Optometry and Vision Science, Liverpool. Wiley-Blackwell.

McCullough , Sara J, Little, Julie-Anne and Saunders, Kathryn J (2011) Anomalous Wavefront Aberrations Reduce Optical Quality In Down Syndrome . In: Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology, United States of America. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins . Vol 52 (2810-D659)

Saunders, Kathryn J, Little, Julie-Anne, McClelland, Julie F and Jackson, A Jonathan (2010) Profile of Refractive Errors in Cerebral Palsy (CP): impact of severity of motor impairment (GMFCS) and CP subtype on refractive outcome . Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 51 (6). pp. 2885-2890.

Little, Julie-Anne, McClelland, Julie F , Saunders, Kathryn J and Jackson , A Jonathan (2009) The Relationship Between Axial Length, Refractive Error and Corneal Curvature in Children and Young Adults With Cerebral Palsy . In: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, United States of America. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins . Vol 50 (3965-A76)

Little, Julie-Anne, Woodhouse, J Margaret and Saunders, Kathryn (2009) Corneal power and astigmatism in Down syndrome.. Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry, 86 (6). pp. 748-54.

Little, Julie-Anne, Woodhouse, J Margaret, Lauritzen, Jan S and Saunders, Kathryn (2009) Vernier acuity in Down syndrome.. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 50 (2). pp. 567-72.

Little, Julie-Anne, Woodhouse, J Margaret, Lauritzen, Jan S and Saunders, Kathryn (2007) The impact of optical factors on resolution acuity in children with Down syndrome.. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 48 (9). pp. 3995-4001.

Little, Julie-Anne, Lauritzen, Jan and Saunders, Kathryn J (2005) A Novel Computer-Based Method for Measuring Vernier Acuity at Short Test Distances. In: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, United States of America. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins . Vol 46 (5647-B850)

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