Anthony J. Phillips, MPhil, FBOA, HD, FAAO, FBCO, FVCO, FCLSA, DCLP practices in the Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders Medical Centre and The Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide, Australia. He is a co-author of Contact Lenses, 6th Edition.
Professor Phillips graduated from The City University, London followed by research into micro-ocular anatomy, reaction times with so-called Yellow Night Driving Spectacles, and underwater contact lenses for the Royal Navy.
He began fitting private contact lens patients as a means of supplementing his income as a research student, and now lectures globally on the topic. In addition to the subject of contact lenses, he has written a book of pictures and diagrams designed to help optometrists, particularly students, explain clinical conditions and procedures to patients. Professor Phillips is currently Associate Professor and Head of Contact Lens Teaching at Flinders University’s School of Optometry and Vision Science.