Read on Good vision for life campaign: results and pivot to respond to the ‘new’ 2020

Good vision for life campaign: results and pivot to respond to the ‘new’ 2020

“Make this your year of good vision for life”. Optometry Australia’s National Marketing Manager Trinity Scarf explains how Optometry Australia has pivoted its consumer awareness campaign.

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Read on Respiratory droplet spread up to five metres after patient cough highlights importance of masks

Respiratory droplet spread up to five metres after patient cough highlights importance of masks

A video of a simulated patient having an eye examination shows that respiratory droplets can spread up to five metres after a patient coughs including onto the slitlamp, breath shield and the practitioner including their hair, hands, shoes and clothes.

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Read on Calling all optometrists providing telehealth

Calling all optometrists providing telehealth

To support potential future advocacy for Medicare coverage of tele-optometry for patients who can’t access face-to-face care, Optometry Australia is working to gather data on patient satisfaction with tele-optometry.

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