Chlorsig eye-drops and ointment are no longer available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme as of 1 January 2016.
Keratoconus treatment outcomes are being analysed in a world-first Australian project.
A slitlamp fundus lens developed in Australia is easier to use and provides a sharper view of the fundus.
Deakin University has introduced a new entry scheme for students wanting to study optometry, in a bid to increase the proportion of non-metropolitan students in the course.
The number of optometrists in Australia increased by 2.7 per cent in 2014-2015, with a total of 4,915 now registered, according to the annual report of the national health professions regulator.
A review of studies confirms the protective association of time outdoors and myopia.
Four of Optometry Australia’s State Organisation CEOs have accumulated between them 50 years of leadership in the profession.
Optometry Australia's office closes at midday today and reopens on 4 January. Members requiring urgent assistance during this period can contact Optometry Australia on 03 9668 8500.
Practitioners’ legal responsibilities in relation to health fund claiming can be confusing so take care and if uncertain, seek advice.
Eligible optometrists can provide shared care for children who have been treated at Brisbane’s Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.
Keying in information during consultations is fast and convenient but you’ve got to keep tabs on it.
Greater discretion in optometrists’ choice of visual fields test would be offered under proposed fitness to drive guidelines.
Funding from the Victorian Government will support a new glaucoma clinic in a joint project of the Australian College of Optometry and The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.
Fair Work Ombudsman officers will be contacting optometry employers to ensure their employees are receiving correct pay and conditions.
Tony Phillips shares three interesting contact lens cases with useful lessons to be learned.