Adelaide’s Blue Sky has been rescheduled to 26-27 February 2021 and face-to-face fees for the new date have been reduced.
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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.
The World Council of Optometry has announced that the 4th World Congress of Optometry will now be held from September 8-10, 2023 in Melbourne. O=MEGA21 will proceed as scheduled for an Australian and regional audience from September 2-4 2021 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Optometry Australia’s fifth annual ECO Think Tank has identified supporting the mental health and wellbeing of early career optometrists as a priority.
New Australian research has found that each additional cigarette smoked by ‘heavier smokers’ increases the risk of retinal disorders by 10 per cent.
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.
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.
A meta-analysis of studies has provided ‘conclusive evidence’ that regular physical exercise reduces the risk of age-related cataracts.
Optometry Australia is encouraging members to identify if they are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander origin at membership renewal time. This will ultimately help improve care for Indigenous people.
Seven Australian optometrists and eight optometry students were among a team of eye care professionals who examined the eyes of more than 1,000 people a day during a recent eye care aid trip to Nepal.