Ms Rachel Kelly has been living in Singapore for seven years. She is best known for her advocacy in paediatric optometry. In 2012, she raised red flags nationally over the potential ill-effects of smartphones to the eyes and the excessive use of artificial 3D technology at home.
Originally from Ireland, Ms Kelly completed her clinical training in Glasgow, Scotland, UK and City University, London, UK. She holds a BSc(Hons) degree in Optometry, a Master degree in Clinical Optometry with distinction, a Diploma in Sports Vision and a professional membership (by examination) with the British College of Optometrists. She has many years of clinical experience in ocular diagnostics and therapeutics in London. She has previously worked at Moorfields Eye Hospital, and was the President of the North London Association of Optometrists and the local optometric committee representative to the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK.