Read on Review indicates coronaviruses unlikely to bind to ocular surface to initiate infection

Review indicates coronaviruses unlikely to bind to ocular surface to initiate infection

A review of evidence, published in July’s Clinical and Experimental Optometry, indicates the eye is an unlikely site for SARS‐CoV‐2 infection, suggesting coronaviruses are not likely to bind to ocular surface cells to initiate infection.

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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 Optometry Virtually Connected provides flexibility to attend – register now!

Optometry Virtually Connected provides flexibility to attend – register now!

The countdown is on to the inaugural Optometry Virtually Connected. The event is being held completely online from 26-28 June 2020. Click and discover more info about CPD program and product innovators!

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