Lotte-Guri Bogfjellmo Sten


Fakultet for helse- og sosialvitenskap
Institutt for optometri, radiografi og lysdesign
Campus Kongsberg (5330)
Key interest areas: Visual perception, children's vision, anterior segment, binocular vision


Course coordinator:

  • Visual perception
  • Binocular vision
  • Light, vision and perception


Research areas: visual perception, anterior segment, children's vision



Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) / Buskerud University College. Field Of Study Vision Science.  Year of completion: 2014. Thesis: “The effect of development and ageing on direction discrimination of global motion in a healthy Norwegian population”. (Quantitative methods)

Exchange Visitor/Researcher. Bex lab, Schepens eye research institute, Harvard, Boston, Massachuttes. Several periods Year 2011 - 2013. 

College pedagogy. Østfold University College. Year of completion: 2010

Master of Optometry (Moptom), University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia. Year of completion: 2005

Contact Lens Fitting, Optometry and visual science, Buskerud university college. Year of completion: 2004

Bachelor of Optometry (BSc), Buskerud university college. Year of completion: 2003



2018 -  present   Associate Professor, University of South-Eastern Norway USN

2015 - 2018        Research Optometrist, PhD, Anterior segment section, Oslo University Hospital

2014 - 2015        Optometrist, PhD, Paediatric section, Oslo University Hospital

2013 - 2015        Optometrist, PhD, Øyesenteret, Oslo

2009 - 2013        PhD candidate (75%) and lecturer (25%), Buskerud University College, Kongsberg

2007 - 2009        Optometrist, MOptom, Specsavers Stensland, Mosjøen

2006 - 2007        Optometrist at Norsk Synskirurgi, Trondheim

2003 - 2007        Optometrist at St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim







Tønset TS, Jakobsen JE, Tveit JH, Jørstad AL, Brevik TB, Sten LB, Drolsum L. Circumferential (360°) trabeculotomy in primary congenital glaucoma: 19-245 months of follow-up. Acta Ophthalmol. 2021 Mar 19. doi: 10.1111/aos.14846. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33742566.

Bogfjellmo, L-G, Bex, P. J. and Falkenberg, H. K. (2014) The development of global and local motion discrimination in school aged children. Journal of Vision 14(2) 19; doi:10.1167/14.2.19

Bogfjellmo, L-G, Bex, P. J. and Falkenberg, H. K. (2013) Reduction in Direction Discrimination With Age and Slow Speed Is Due to Both Increased Internal Noise and Reduced Sampling Efficiency. Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science 54:5204-5210 


Sten, L-G. B, Råen M, Brevik TB & Drolsum L. (2017) Does femtosecond laser assisted penetrating keratoplasty lead to less astigmatism in keratoconus patients, compared with conventional penetrating keratoplasty? Acta ophthalmologcia, 95 S259

Bogfjellmo, L-G, Bex, P. J. & Falkenberg, H. K. (2014) Direction discrimination of global motion low contrast patterns in school aged children Investigative ophthalmology and visual science, 55:2742 

Bogfjellmo, L-G, Falkenberg, H. K. and Bex, P. J. (2012) Global motion perception at low speed is reduced due to increased internal noise and reduced sampling efficiency in young, mid-aged and old observers. Perception 41 ECVP E-Abstract 53 

Bogfjellmo, L-G, Falkenberg, H. K. and Bex, P. J. (2011) How does speed affect sampling efficiency and internal noise in a motion discrimination task? Scandinavian Journal of Optometry and Visual Science 4.(2) s. 17-18

Bogfjellmo, L-G, Falkenberg, H. K. and Bex, P. J. (2011) How does directional noise limit global sensitivity in ageing? Perception 40 ECVP Abstract Supplement, page 93 

Bogfjellmo, L-G, Falkenberg, H. K. and Bex, P. J. (2010) Is global motion processing limited by increased contrast noise?, SJOVS: 3: 25-26