Doctor’s Health Fund advises the top questions you should ask your private health insurer to ensure you are getting the cover you need at the best value.
Optometry Australia CEO Lyn Brodie presented findings from the Optometry 2040 initiative at the 22nd APOC (Asian Pacific Optometry Congress) last week.
Tagged as: Future, International, Leadership, Scope of practice
University of Melbourne post-graduate specialist certificates build towards the Master of Clinical Optometry.
Tagged as: Dry eye, Patient management, Scope of practice, Universities
From 1 July 2019, health professionals will no longer be able to request verification of a patient’s Medicare card details via phone, except in exceptional circumstances.
Tagged as: Medicare-MBS-PBS, Patient management
Patient eyesight may suffer if they take contact lens (CL) prescribing into their own hands when purchasing online.
Tagged as: Contact lenses, Patient management
Optometrist Professor Craig Woods has received an international award acknowledging more than three decades delivering contact lens education.
Tagged as: Awards - honours - grants-bursaries, Contact lenses, International
The Federal Government has confirmed a 1.6 per cent increase for optometry items on the MBS from July.
Tagged as: Advocacy & government, Medicare-MBS-PBS
Optometry Australia is looking for members to participate in advisory and special interest groups.
Tagged as: Advocacy & government, Future, Indigenous eye health, Remote & rural optometry, Scope of practice
Optometrist Professor Erica Fletcher is the recipient of the 2019 H Barry Collin Research Medal.
Tagged as: AMD, Awards - honours - grants-bursaries, Clinical & Experimental Optometry (CXO), Diabetes, Universities