Current Title

Associate Professor

Research Group

locationMelbourne, Australia

Dr. Ayton is a clinican-scientist with an interest in retinal disease, vision loss and assessments of visual function. She is currently working as the clinical research coordinator on the Bionic Vision Australia project and researches age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa. She co-founded and chairs an International Taskforce on Vision Restoration Outcome Assessment, and is an 2013 City of Melbourne Hugh Rogers Fellow. She is also a Director of SPARK Melbourne.


  • PhD, Paediatric Optometry, University of Melbourne, Australia (?)
  • BS, Optometry, University of Melbourne, Australia (?)
  • Graduate Certificate of Ocular Theraputics, University of New South Wales, Australia, ? ()