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 Konrad Pesudovs awarded 2020 Collin medal for outstanding contributions to vision research

Konrad Pesudovs awarded 2020 Collin medal for outstanding contributions to vision research

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.

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Read on José in team to improve diabetic retinopathy outcomes for Indigenous Australians

José in team to improve diabetic retinopathy outcomes for Indigenous Australians

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.

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