Read on Use of slit lamp breath shields increased nearly six-fold during pandemic, e-poster in virtual poster room at OVC reveals

Use of slit lamp breath shields increased nearly six-fold during pandemic, e-poster in virtual poster room at OVC reveals

Australian optometrists increased their use of slit lamp breath shields nearly six-fold during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to preliminary results of a survey being released at OVC 2021 this weekend.

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Read on Project Spectrum creates colour vision arrangement sets for optometrists

Project Spectrum creates colour vision arrangement sets for optometrists

University of Melbourne Doctor of Optometry students are creating colour vision arrangement sets to sell to optometrists to help them diagnose or classify different types of colour vision deficiency and their severity, with funds raised donated to eye care charities.

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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 Optometry Australia develops clinical practice guide to integrate telehealth into routine clinical care

Optometry Australia develops clinical practice guide to integrate telehealth into routine clinical care

Optometry Australia has developed a Telehealth Clinical Practice Guide enabling optometrists to support telehealth and integrate it into routine clinical care.

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Read on New clinical guidelines for infection control include pandemic section and latest COVID recommendations

New clinical guidelines for infection control include pandemic section and latest COVID recommendations

Optometry Australia has released new clinical guidelines for infection control which include a new, improved section on pandemics and latest COVID recommendations.

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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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