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 Optometrists should ask about concussion as one in five has had concussion and vision may be affected, TLC to hear

Optometrists should ask about concussion as one in five has had concussion and vision may be affected, TLC to hear

One in five people has suffered concussion and optometrists should be routinely asking patients if they have ever had a concussion because it may affect vision and up to 20 per cent can have visual symptoms lasting more than a year, TLC will hear.

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Read on Optometrists from around the world attend OVC 2021

Optometrists from around the world attend OVC 2021

More than 2,400 delegates and exhibitors registered to attend Optometry Australia’s second virtual conference, Optometry Virtually Connected & Product Showcase 2021 held from 18-20 June. In addition to members, the conference attracted delegates from New Zealand, Fiji, Canada, the USA and 12 Asian countries.

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Read on Optometrists can readily treat intermittent exotropia with spectacles, OVC to hear

Optometrists can readily treat intermittent exotropia with spectacles, OVC to hear

Melbourne optometrist Paul Croucher is urging more optometrists to manage intermittent exotropia with spectacles, saying the treatment works 60 to 70 per cent of the time, improving the condition and avoiding surgery.

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Read on Three weeks until Optometry Virtually Connected & Product Showcase (OVC) 2021 offers 30 hours of education online

Three weeks until Optometry Virtually Connected & Product Showcase (OVC) 2021 offers 30 hours of education online

The countdown is on with only 30 days to go before Optometry Virtually Connected & Product Showcase (OVC) 2021 opens, offering 30 hours of education online, and we invite you to register today.

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Read on WAVE to hear personalised approach rather than one-size-fits-all is key to glaucoma management

WAVE to hear personalised approach rather than one-size-fits-all is key to glaucoma management

Dr Jack Phu is encouraging optometrists to practise a more personalised approach to managing glaucoma rather than a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach including re-thinking whether to treat or monitor pre-perimetric glaucoma. Read more.

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