The common anti-diabetic medication metformin may help prevent age-related macular degeneration, a large study suggests.
Tagged as: AMD, Diabetes, Future, International
A report on global eye health calls for governments worldwide to adopt a new definition of eye health which includes maximised vision, ocular health, and functional ability, while recognising its contribution to overall health, wellbeing, social inclusion and quality of life.
Join us on Tuesday 9 March 2021, from 8pm AEDT for this year’s Optometry Australia International Women’s Day event – a not-to-be-missed evening of laughter, debate and reflection at The Great Debate: ‘Optometry No Longer Needs Feminism’.
An Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia grant is helping Perth early career optometrist Dr Jason Charng explore new frontiers in retinal gene therapy.
Optometry Australia is calling on its members to determine the impact of COVID-19 on infection control practises in optometry by completing a short anonymous survey which closes in two weeks.
People with age-related macular degeneration are at higher risk of severe complications from COVID-19 including intubation and death, an American study indicates.
At Optometry NSW/ACT’s Canberra Conference this month, Dr Graham Lakkis will discuss the business aspects of glaucoma management including how to attract and grow the number of glaucoma patients, billing, equipment and co-management.
The use of OCT in neuro-ophthalmology including differentiating true optic nerve swelling and pseudo-optic nerve swelling will be discussed at Adelaide’s Blue Sky hybrid virtual and in-person conference this month.