ECONA’s Sue Kweon spoke with Dr Chameen Samarawickrama, chair of RANZCO’s Younger Fellows.
What’s new in the world of myopia? Here is a brief round-up of recent news of interest to optometrists, coinciding with Brien Holden Vision Institute’s global Myopia Awareness Week next week.
Tagged as: Contact lenses, Eye examinations, Myopia, Patient management
Optometrists invited to join new dry eye registry and existing keratoconus registry to track treatment outcomes
Optometrists have been invited to join a new online dry eye registry to track treatment outcomes, as well as an existing keratoconus registry, and take part in a free webinar about them Monday 22 March.
Tagged as: Dry eye, Other eye diseases, Patient management
Optometrists attending the Canberra Conference can learn how to build a successful glaucoma practice
At Optometry NSW/ACT’s Canberra Conference this month, Dr Graham Lakkis will discuss the business aspects of glaucoma management including how to attract and grow the number of glaucoma patients, billing, equipment and co-management.
Tagged as: Canberra Conference, Eye examinations, Glaucoma, Medicare-MBS-PBS, Patient management
More than 80 member optometrists have signed up as mentors and mentees to our free mentoring program. Here we profile four and explain how you can help your colleagues or be helped.
Tagged as: Employment, Leadership, Member services
With the Optometry Board of Australia’s new mandatory CPD system commencing in eight days, we are here to support you through the transition. Join our Professional Development and Clinical Policy Manager Simon Hanna, or another of our optometry advisors, for a live CPD changes Zoom chat. Read more.
Tagged as: AHPRA & OBA, Member services
Have you registered for The Resilience Box® yet? Our new, digital platform gives you all the tools for boosting your mental health and wellbeing.
Tagged as: Career, COVID-19, Member services
Just three years after graduating, NSW optometrist Lauren Hutchinson has been named an Eye Health Hero by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.
Tagged as: Awards - honours - grants-bursaries, Indigenous eye health, International, Leadership, Remote & rural optometry
Australian researchers will collaborate with Indian colleagues to investigate contact lenses as drug delivery systems to control, manage and treat various ocular diseases.
Tagged as: AMD, Contact lenses, Dry eye, Future, International, Patient management, Scope of practice, Universities