Read on Aged care commission recommends arrangements with optometrists and more accessible vision aids

Aged care commission recommends arrangements with optometrists and more accessible vision aids

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has recommended that aged care providers have arrangements with optometrists by July 2024 to provide services as required to people receiving care.

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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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Read on Members – help us improve infection control education and practise by completing a survey

Members – help us improve infection control education and practise by completing a survey

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.

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Read on Optometrists attending the Canberra Conference can learn how to build a successful glaucoma practice

Optometrists attending the Canberra Conference can learn how to build a successful glaucoma practice

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.

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