Congratulations to the 2016 CCLSA Research Award Winners!

We are excited to announce this year’s winners of the CCLSA Research Award.

Congratulations to Sowjanya Siddireddy, Preeji Mandathara, Rajini Peguda.

Each year, the Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia supports and encourages scientific research in the cornea and contact lens field through the provision of a Research Award. There was a high number of quality applications this year. The board would like to thank every applicant for the time and effort that went into their submission.

2016 winners will have the opportunity to present their research at upcoming State Meetings, so keep an eye on our upcoming events to learn more about their research.

Sowjanya Siddireddy

Effect and Duration of Efficacy of BlephEx Eyelid Debridement on Eyelid Signs and Secretions, Tear Film Properties and Contact Lens Discomfort.

Preeji Mandathara

Investigation of occular symptoms, corneal nerves and tear film neuro markers in keratoconus.

Rajini Peguda

Development of large diameter (LD) contact lenses designs and its effects on peripheral refraction.

For more information on the CCLSA Research Awards, please contact the Secretariat at