Pete Haydon is leaving the helm of Optometry Victoria South Australia in November after his appointment as CEO of the Australian College of Optometry.
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With coronavirus continuing to cause border closures, lockdowns and restrictions throughout Australia, two states have announced changes to their upcoming conferences with virtual programs introduced.
In celebrating this NAIDOC week, optometrist Ben Hamlyn says that the teachings of First Nations peoples at Pika Wiya provides the guidance that he needs to continually ensure that he is delivering culturally responsive and appropriate optometry services.
Adelaide optometrist and contact lens authority, Associate Professor Tony Phillips has been made a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours. The honour was received during the 50th year anniversary of the approval and sale in the US of the first soft contact lens.
People with myopia are more likely to experience poorer sleep quality than people with normal vision, a small Australian study suggests.
Diagnosis and management of youth concussion can be improved by increasing repetitions from 10 to 20 when assessing saccadic eye function and gaze stability, new research suggests.
Young Adelaide optometrist Emma Tucker has received the ACBO Paediatric Optometry award for Flinders University Bachelor of Medical Science/Master of Optometry for her outstanding results in paediatric clinical practice and studies.
The use of OCT in neuro-ophthalmology including differentiating true optic nerve swelling and pseudo-optic nerve swelling will be discussed at Adelaide’s Blue Sky hybrid virtual and in-person conference this month.
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.