Dr Nicola Suzanne Anstice

PhD, BOptom(Hons)


Nicola obtained her B.Optom (Hons) degree from The University of Auckland in 1998 and then worked in private optometry practice for six years.

She returned to the department in 2005 to undertake her PhD looking at a new contact lens to slow myopia progression in children.

She submitted her PhD in 2009 and spent a year working as a paediatric optometrist in the Department of Ophthalmology, Manukau Super Clinic before returning to take up a lecturer’s position in the Department of Optometry & Vision Science.

Research | Current

  • Binocular vision development in amblyopic children
  • Vision and visual processing in children who have experienced neonatal hypoglycaemia
  • Vision screening in New Zealand


Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)