Owen trained in medicine at Melbourne University, graduating in 1973 and subsequently completed residencies in general medicine at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne and his neurology training under the auspices of the University of Toronto. He completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at Toronto Western Hospital and a year in the Medical Eye Unit at St Thomas Hospital, combined with Moorfields Neuro-ophthalmology clinic in London. He completed doctoral research MD and PhD degrees through the University of Melbourne and the Australian National University Experimental Neurology Unit. He has a continuing interest in neuro-ophthalmology and the cognitive control of eye movements and is currently a Director of Neuro-ophthalmology and the Ocular Motor Research Laboratory at Royal Melbourne Hospital Department of Neurology.
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Blinded by snow
People who suffer from visual snow syndrome don’t see crisp, clear images; they see them with tiny fuzzy dots in constant motion, like a badly-tuned TV set.