Jo-Sheetal Thethy Optometrist

Jo-Sheetal Thethy



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Jo-Sheetal Thethy BSc (Hons)

Optometrist at Optegra Eye Hospital North London

Working alongside consultants who specialise in refractive lens exchange/laser, cataracts, glaucoma and retinal pathology.


Places of study:
  • Aston University (Bachelor of Science degree)
  • City University London Postgraduate Module in Glaucoma

Past professional history:
  • Direct Cataract and Wet ARMD Referral Scheme for Surrey PCT. 
  • Cohort research study on Photo Dynamic Therapy treatment with Visudyne for patients with wet macular degeneration, at the Prince Charles Eye Unit at King Edward VII Hospital.
  • Direct Local Health clinic under Moorfields Eye Hospital for the long term follow up of stable glaucoma patients.
  • Pre and post operative assessments for cataract surgery at the BMI hospital, Bishops Wood.

Research interests:
I am interested in evaluating the use of Ocular Coherence Tomography, (OCT), pre-operatively for optometrist led cataract surgery assessments. 

Training of Optometrists:
Facilitator at Professional Advancement Committee conference (hosted by Specsavers). 
Supervisor at a Vision Express pre-registration ocular disease events.

Overseas charity work: 
I am an active member of Vision Aid Overseas charity and Sight Aid International and have participated in outreach projects in Lusaka and Livingstone (Zambia) and Mekelle (Ethiopia).

Member of societies/bodies:
Registered with the General Optical Council

Papers published:
I enjoy researching rare eye conditions and have published an article in the Optician journal on the Classification and Management of Coats’ Disease
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