Michael Jones and Ramin Bayani talk about the benefits they gained from Optometrist Association’s national mentoring program.
Optometrists Association has adopted updated entry-level competency standards for Australian optometrists.
A major workforce study examining the optometric outlook in Australia over the next two decades is complete.
South Australia Division has launched ‘professional hubs’ for members to meet and chat with like-minded colleagues.
People with keratoconus have thicker fovea and maculae than those without the disease, the Australian Study of Keratoconus has found.
Corneal collagen cross-linking is effective at stabilising keratoconus in most cases, three-year results from a five-year prospective randomised controlled trial of CXL for progressive keratoconus show.
Misdiagnosis or mismanagement of retinal detachments are common causes of optometry claims, either through civil proceedings or a complaints body.
More than 60 people from across Australia involved in indigenous eye care have gathered in Melbourne to discuss progress in The Roadmap to Close the Gap for Vision.
Sydney practitioner Jim Kokkinakis has long been a proponent of moving beyond bulk-billing. In the third instalment of our series of articles, Jim explains how his billing scheme takes the focus away from product sales and puts it back on the delivery of quality eye care.
Guide Dogs has launched a new website to help people adjust to vision loss.
In an ongoing series of articles about moving beyond bulk-billing, Daniel Chew, a behavioural optometrist at Howell, Croucher, Rateau and Associates in Heathmont, Victoria, discusses the positive patient outcomes that result from full-fee billing.
Barry Collin is celebrating 20 years as editor of Optometrists Association’s journal Clinical and Experimental Optometry.
Optometrists Association will ask the Australian Government for better remuneration for practitioners who provide domiciliary visits to aged-care facilities and patients in their homes.
HealthWorkforce Australia has found a ‘perceived’ maldistribution in the existing workforce position of optometrists.
Optometrists Association focuses on establishing and maintaining relationships with key decision-makers in government and the bureaucracy, with the aim of influencing their decisions.