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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