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Algis Jonas Vingrys, Australian optometrist, educator, vision scientist. Certified optometrist. Fellow Victorian College Optometry, American Academy Optometry.

Background

Vingrys, Algis Jonas was born on February 21, 1951 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Son of Bronius and Jadvyga (Narunas) Vingrys.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Optometry, University Melbourne, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Melbourne, 1985.

Career

Cadet pilot Qantas, Sydney, 1969-1970. Flight instructor Schutt Air, Melbourne, 1970-1971. Senior pilot MacAir, Lae, New Guinea, 1971-1972.

First officer Ansett Airways, Melbourne, 1972-1975. Postdoctoral fellow School Optometry, Columbus, Ohio, 1985-1987. Senior lecturer Department Optometry University Melbourne, 1987-1998, professor, 2007.

Chairman National Optometric Continuing Education Committee, Melbourne, 1992-1995.

Membership

Fellow Victorian College Optometry, American Academy Optometry.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: snow skiing, fishing, bush walking, gardening. Achievements include research on colour vision, perimetry, electrodiagnosis, nutritional effects on vision, disease of the eye.

Connections

Married Lynnette Margaret Tollis, May 25, 1973. Children: Janis, Kristan, Nathan.