Areas of Expertise: Vision and eye research
Nery is an optometry doctor with a Masters degree in Clinical Optometry. She also holds a PhD in Vision Sciences from the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
In 2009, she spent six weeks in the Illinois College of Optometry (USA) examining patients. During her PhD, she spent more than one year in the Clinical and Experimental Optometry Research Lab (CEORLab) at the University of Minho (Portugal) where her research was focused on contact lenses. In 2014, she spent three months at Aston University (UK) where she carried out a research project in collaboration with the Optometry and Biomaterials groups. She also collaborated on privately funded clinical research projects. She currently has more than 20 conferences contributions and more than ten articles of scientific research and outreach published.
Garcia-Porta N, Rico-del-Viejo L, Martin-Gil A, Carracedo G, Pintor J, González-Méijome J.M., 2016. Differences in Dry Eye Questionnaire (DEQ) symptoms in two different modalities of contact lens (CL) wear: silicone-hydrogel in daily wear basis and overnight orthokeratology BioMed Research International. Volume 2016, Article ID 1242845, 9 pages
García-Porta, N., Rico-del-Viejo, L., Ferreira-Neves, H., Peixoto-de-Matos, S., Queirós, A., González-Méijome, J.M., 2015. Performance of Three Multipurpose Disinfecting Solutions with a Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lens. BioMed Research International. Volume 2015, Article ID 216932, 13 pages
Garcia-Porta, N., Fernandes, P., Queiros, A., Salgado-Borges, J., Parafita-Mato, M., González-Méijome, J.M., 2014. Corneal Biomechanical Properties in Different Ocular Conditions and New Techniques. ISRN ophthalmology. 2014:724546
Van-der-Worp, E., Bornman, D., Lopes-Ferreira, D., Faria-Ribeiro, M., Garcia-Porta, N., González-Méijome, J.M.., 2014. Modern Scleral Contact Lenses: a Review. Contact Lens & Anterior Eye (CLAE). 2014;37:240-50
González-Pérez, J., Villa-Collar, C., García-Porta, N., González-Méijome, J.M., Parafita, M., 2012. Long-term Changes in Corneal Structure and Tear Inflammatory Mediators after Corneal Refractive Therapy and LASIK. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (IOVS). 2012; 53:5301-1
24 International Conference of Optometry, Contact Lenses and Ophthalmic Optics. Madrid, Spain. April, 2016 Oral communication: “Influencia de la tira de Schirmer utilizada en el valor de Schirmer obtenido” García-Porta N, Mann A, Franklin V, Saez V, Wolffsohn J, Tighe B
International Conference of Optometry and Vision science CIOCV’2015. Braga, Portugal. April, 2015 Oral communication: “Could the results obtained with the Schirmer test be affected by the strip chosen?” García-Porta N, Mann A, Franklin V, Saez V, Wolffsohn J, González-Méijome JM, Tighe B
VISER’14. Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Nobember, 2014 Oral communication: “Cambios en la biomecánica corneal con dos modalidades diferentes de uso LC” García-Porta N, Rico-del-Viejo L, Faria-Ribeiro M, González-Pérez J, Queirós A, González-Méijome JM
2nd EuroOK Meeting (BrusselsOK). Brussels, Belgic. June, 2013 Oral communication: “Comfort and Dryness Symptoms with Silicone Hydrogel and Orthokeratology Lenses: Pilot Cross-over Study” Garcia-Porta N, Rico-del-Viejo L, González-Pérez J, Queirós A, Carracedo G, González-Méijome JM
37th BCLA Clinical Conference & Exhibition. Manchester, UK. June 6th-9th, 2013 Poster: “Pilot study on the Clinical Performance of Three Different Multipurpose Solutions with a Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lens” García-Porta N, Rico-del-Viejo L, Lopes-Ferreira D, Neves H, González-Méijome JM
10 International Conference of Optometry and Vision science CIOCV’2013. Braga, Portugal. ApriL, 2013 Poster: “Case Report: Recurrent Corneal Staining in Orthokeratology” García-Porta N, Rico-del-Viejo L, González-Pérez J, González-Méijome JM
IX Conferências Abertas de Optometria. Coimbra, Portugal. November, 2013 Oral communication: “Ortoqueratologia como oportunidade para os usuários de lentes de contato com desconforto e secura” García-Porta N, Rico-del-Viejo L, González-Méijome JM
1st EuroOK Meeting (MadridOK). Madrid, Spain. June, 2012 Oral communication: “Refractive and axial length changes in myopic Singaporean children and adolescents during one year of orthokeratology treatment” Garcia-Porta N, Queiros A, Yeoh B, Isaacs S, Villa-Collar C, González-Méijome JM