Read on Latest update (1 July 2020): New infection control video; new MBS indexation schedule; staff award rate changes

Latest update (1 July 2020): New infection control video; new MBS indexation schedule; staff award rate changes

Infection control remains a critical and ongoing requirement for safe optometry practise across Australia and particularly in Victorian hotspots where stage three restrictions have now been re introduced, Optometry Australia has reminded optometrists.

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Read on Konrad Pesudovs awarded 2020 Collin medal for outstanding contributions to vision research

Konrad Pesudovs awarded 2020 Collin medal for outstanding contributions to vision research

Adelaide optometrist and clinician/scientist Professor Konrad Pesudovs is the 14th recipient of the prestigious H Barry Collin Research Medal for his outstanding contributions to vision research. We talk to him about his remarkable research career.

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Read on José in team to improve diabetic retinopathy outcomes for Indigenous Australians

José in team to improve diabetic retinopathy outcomes for Indigenous Australians

Adelaide optometrist José Estevez is part of a team granted $1.4 million government funding to improve detection, screening and treatment of diabetic retinopathy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Read on Optometry Australia CPD offerings (22 June update) – Optometry Virtually Connected registrations close tonight!

Optometry Australia CPD offerings (22 June update) – Optometry Virtually Connected registrations close tonight!

We have curated a range of online education offerings that members can access via our Institute of Excellence and that will help them meet their CPD requirements. Optometry Virtually Connected registrations close tonight. Register now!

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