Hanish Chauhan graduated from University of Sheffield in 2008 and over the past few years has taken full advantage of the opportunity to consolidate his knowledge and become a competent and an experienced clinician, gaining a good range of experience in Orthoptics.
His speciality includes examining and managing paediatric and adult patients with diplopia (double vision), eye movement abnormalities, lazy eye (ambylopia), squints and defects of binocular vision. Hanish has a specialist interest in neuro-ophthalmology which involves assessing, diagnosing and treating patients with cranial nerve palsies.
Working in a large teaching hospital, he regularly teaches medical students (University of Leicester), pre-reg optometrists and orthoptic students, he finds this rewarding and is keen to continue and build up on this aspect of his work. Hanish has completed a clinical tutors course from University of Liverpool to further his teaching skills and regularly conducts interesting case presentations to other professionals within the eye department.
Other clinical experience include biometrys (measurements of the eyes) for cataract patients and glaucoma clinics which include measuring eye pressures, testing visual fields and working independently in community hospitals.