Read on Leverage KeepSight to help combat diabetes related eye disease

Leverage KeepSight to help combat diabetes related eye disease

With National Diabetes Week underway, and only 33% of people with diabetes understanding that the disease can affect their eyes, Optometry Australia is urging optometrists to leverage the opportunity presented by KeepSight, a national eye health awareness program targeting 1.3 million Australians living with diabetes.

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Read on Meeting your therapeutic and non-therapeutic CPD requirements

Meeting your therapeutic and non-therapeutic CPD requirements

With five months left of this CPD year, Optometry Australia is reminding members that all optometrists must meet the minimum amount of hours of education, including interactive hours, as set by the OBA with therapeutically endorsed optometrists having additional requirements to meet.

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Read on Celebrating OCANZ’s first Aboriginal optometrist board member

Celebrating OCANZ’s first Aboriginal optometrist board member

As NAIDOC week celebrations continue, we profile Shannon Davies who is the first Aboriginal optometrist to be appointed to the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand board, and who is thought to be the first Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander woman registered as an optometrist in Australia.

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