Biography: Michael Yapp

BOptom (Hons), MOptom, GradCertOcTher Chief Staff Optometrist

Michael received has B.Optom (Hons), M.Optom and GradCertOcTher from UNSW.

He has worked in private practice, as a locum in around Australia and the UK, as a staff optometrist at UNSW, as the program manager for Luxottica’s charity program and at a corneal specialist ophthalmology practice.  He is currently the chief staff optometrist at the Centre for Eye Health with a special interest in collaborative care, ocular imaging and glaucoma. He is passionate about contributing to both undergraduate and postgraduate optometric education and has been invited to speak in the US, New Zealand and India as well as around Australia. He has also contributed to published articles in Ophthalmic and Physiological optics, Optometry and Vision Science, Optometric Education, Clinical and Experimental Optometry, PLoS One, Ophthalmic Epidemiology and the Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness.


CFEH Executive (left to right) David Murray, Michael Yapp, Michael Kalloniatis.