Read on Optometrists should ask about concussion as one in five has had concussion and vision may be affected, TLC to hear

Optometrists should ask about concussion as one in five has had concussion and vision may be affected, TLC to hear

One in five people has suffered concussion and optometrists should be routinely asking patients if they have ever had a concussion because it may affect vision and up to 20 per cent can have visual symptoms lasting more than a year, TLC will hear.

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Read on Aged care commission recommends arrangements with optometrists and more accessible vision aids

Aged care commission recommends arrangements with optometrists and more accessible vision aids

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has recommended that aged care providers have arrangements with optometrists by July 2024 to provide services as required to people receiving care.

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Read on Optometrists attending the Canberra Conference can learn how to build a successful glaucoma practice

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.

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