Read on Research showing IPL and meibomian gland expression improve dry eye wins 2020 Hewett award for Julie and Katrina

Research showing IPL and meibomian gland expression improve dry eye wins 2020 Hewett award for Julie and Katrina

Queensland optometrists Dr Julie Albietz and Associate Professor Katrina Schmid are the recipients of Clinical and Experimental Optometry’s 2020 J Lloyd Hewett Outstanding Paper Award.

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Read on iPad App which detects vision problems after stroke may pave way for optometrists to work in neurology wards

iPad App which detects vision problems after stroke may pave way for optometrists to work in neurology wards

A Melbourne optometrist’s research in stroke patients may help pave the way for optometrists to work in hospital neurology wards and use an app to detect vision problems earlier after stroke.

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Read on Six month’s free access to the Oculo platform for Optometry Australia members

Six month’s free access to the Oculo platform for Optometry Australia members

To assist members in providing telehealth during this crisis, Optometry Australia has partnered with Oculo to offer them and practices who currently do not have a business agreement in place with Oculo, six months free access to the Oculo platform.

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Read on We answer members’ questions about coronavirus

We answer members’ questions about coronavirus

Optometry Australia’s help desk optometrists have been busy answering members’ questions about coronavirus and have compiled them into a list of clinical questions and answers, providing helpful hints for practitioners during the coronavirus crisis. Check them out.

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