PI predicaments: where are we going wrong?

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Luke Arundel says that while optometrists are not often sued, it is helpful to understand the areas where they are getting into trouble.

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Paediatric guidelines for whole profession

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Six expert paediatric optometrists have collaborated to assist Optometry Australia in producing its first Paediatric Eye Health and Vision Care Guidelines for members.

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Flinders researchers developing glare sensitivity test

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A new test to fill a gap in routine testing for vision loss and glare sensitivity caused by cataract is being developed by Flinders University optometry researchers.

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SA Blue Sky brings dispensing to the fore

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Optometry South Australia is continuing its pioneering congress program with an educational stream dedicated to the art of dispensing.

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Hoorah for Deakin’s first

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The first 63 optometry students to graduate from Deakin University have celebrated their achievements at an inaugural Master of Optometry graduation.

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ATSI group meets in Canberra

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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health Working Group of Optometry Australia has met face to face for the first time to discuss priority issues in Indigenous eye health.

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No workforce shortage

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We have drawn on recent workforce and projections studies to emphasise that there are no indications of workforce shortages in optometry in the medium to longer term.

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Working together works well

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Our seven autonomous organisations have become more closely knit over the past few years and we are now in our first year of sharing a single strategic plan to lead, engage and promote the profession.

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Strength in numbers

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Fifteen members, 23 meetings with politicians and three with ministerial staff members, more than 18,000 patient signatures. One day: 19 October 2015, Parliamentary Advocacy Day.

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Virtual refractor simulates real-life responses

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A new, state-of-the-art virtual refractor will help optometry students learn refraction through online simulation.

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IOL for cataract and AMD looks promising

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A patient who had advanced AMD and cataracts in both eyes can now read most print and has no distance vision problems.

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New items on PBS

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Eylea for the treatment of diabetic macular oedema, and AciVision aciclovir as a substitute for Zovirax , have been listed on the PBS.

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Foundation backs research with grants

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Dr Laura Downie, Dr Isabelle Jalbert and four other Australian researchers have received a combined $1.3 million in research grants from the Macular Disease Foundation.

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Myopia clinic matches patients and treatments

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UNSW has opened a new Myopia Control Clinic to address the growing rates of myopia and collect data on the most effective ways to slow the progression of the condition.

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Former national president Bruce Besley dies

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Optometrist Bruce Besley, a former president of both Optometry Australia and the Australian College of Optometry, has died in Melbourne.

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