After completing his Biomedicine degree in the School of Biomedical Sciences, Ruo has pursued the Doctor of Optometry and is currently working as a first-year graduate Optometrist at Specsavers.
Ruo’s role involves conducting routine eye examinations, treating patients with anterior eye diseases, screening patients with diabetes and detection of diabetic retinopathy. Together with the ophthalmologist, he is also co-manages posterior eye diseases including Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration, paediatric optometry and binocular and vision problems.
Originally from China, Ruo chose the University of Melbourne for its proximity to the state of the art research facilities and hospitals, and its reputation for attracting and producing talented students.
The BBMED was intellectually engaging and stimulating - it was a fast paced, rich learning environment and I was surrounded by clever, like-minded peers, who were always eager to learn, share and help each other.