Juggling practice ownership and motherhood is not easy but optometrists Elise Pocknee-Clem and Kelly Gibbons are prime examples of how to do it successfully and maintain a healthy work/life balance.
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Australian optometrists appear aware of emerging evidence around myopia treatment, but are not routinely adopting measures that have not yet received regulatory approval for modulating childhood myopia progression, a survey shows.
AVC speaker ophthalmologist Dr Brendan Cronin is the first to admit that vision science is not the easiest of fields to keep abreast of.
Research underway in Australia will develop an artificial intelligence platform to help optometrists improve the accuracy of their diagnosis, management and referral of patients.
Forty-five per cent of domestic violence cases involve the eye and optometrists have an important role in identifying and supporting these ‘vulnerable patients,’ Super Sunday will hear.
Optometry Australia is delighted to invite optometrists attending the Close the Gap for Vision by 2020 conference to a networking event prior to the conference commencement.
Optometry Australia is offering scholarships to members to participate in individual and group study tours to investigate optometry advancements that would benefit the profession and our communities.
Coronavirus may cause ocular signs and symptoms, and anecdotal reports suggest it can cause conjunctivitis and possibly be transmitted by aerosol contact with conjunctiva, advice from American optometry and ophthalmology bodies says.
The VOTE funds can be used to support national initiatives providing impact in Victoria is demonstrated.
Aspiring leaders in the optometry field learnt the ropes at the 2020 Optometry Australia Leadership Program in Melbourne recently.