OV/SA’s Annual Golf Day aims to raise funds for charity to improve eye health outcomes for disadvantaged communities.
Optometrists are being urged to take proactive steps to prevent the spread of Coronavirus by routinely asking all patients before their appointment and again on arrival at the practice if they have returned from China in the past two weeks.
Tagged as: Patient management
Optometry Australia is calling for nominations for its prestigious 2020 H Barry Collin Research Medal – and there is just one month to get nominations in.
Tagged as: Awards - honours - grants-bursaries, Clinical & Experimental Optometry (CXO)
SPONSORED CONTENT: Advances in technology are having a big impact on myopia management. Dr Laura Downie and her University of Melbourne colleagues are translating their leading research in the field into practice.
Tagged as: Patient management, Universities
South Australian ophthalmologist and blindness prevention pioneer Dr James Muecke, AM, is the Australian of the Year for 2020 and is putting diabetes on his hit list.
Tagged as: Awards - honours - grants-bursaries
To mark the start of 2020: the year of good vision for life, Optometry Australia released the 2020 Vision Index Report, designed to cover the importance that Australians place on their eyes, as well as their understanding of eye health.
Tagged as: Good vision for life
In its submission, the organisation applauded the Taskforce’s recommendation to pursue options for intravitreal injections to be performed by non-medical doctors, including optometrists.
Tagged as: Advocacy & government, Future, Medicare-MBS-PBS
Each year our social media community continues to grow not only in numbers, but also engagement.
Tagged as: Marketing