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Dr Sue Silveira

Sue Silveira—NextSense Institute

Sue has over 30 years’ experience as a paediatric orthoptist and in an academic role.

Sue has taught widely in the areas of paediatric eye disease, vision loss, vision surveillance and vision screening.

She is currently the chief investigator on the project which is developing and implementing the Australian Childhood Vision Impairment Register. Sue also holds the position of Program Director for the Master of Disability Studies, Macquarie University.


Phone number
(02) 9872 0248
Fax number
(02) 9873 1614


  • Prevention of vision loss and blindness in Australian children
  • Investigation into the functional impact of childhood vision loss
  • Online teaching and learning