Sinead Denny discusses how her big leap from Auckland to Perth paid off.
As a new grad, David Hsu was looking for an employer that would help him grow in his career.
Noelle Tay talks about her move to WA and out of her comfort zone.
Through her practice and sport, Kate Worland has quickly become a part of the Busselton community.
Jessie Huang has taken her degree to places she never imagined. Today she is helping to establish the profession of optometry in Vietnam.
Scleral indentation, a technique seldom performed, was demonstrated at the New South Wales Young Optometrists first event of the year.
Cornea-Copia, the result of a collaboration between Young Optometrists, YO member Roland Mak and ophthalmologist Dr Peter Kim, celebrated a great turn-out.
Early-career optometrists have mobilised to form groups that provide additional support and events for professional and social activities, with assistance from Optometry Australia state organisations.
NSW Young Optometrists say membership of Optometry Australia is much more than just professional indemnity insurance and CPD events.
The latest Young Optometrists event, ‘Too Many Optometrists’, inspired early career practitioners to broaden their horizons regarding their future job prospects.
Lece Xu, the first Flinders University optometry graduate to practise optometry in Western Australia, was delighted to return to her home state to work.
Complaints bodies are very supportive of health professionals who seek to restrict or remove a patient’s ability to obtain a drivers licence due to a health condition.
Although adverse outcomes when treating patients are rare in optometry, misdiagnosis or mismanagement of retinal detachments constitute a consistent risk for optometrists.
When a legal document arrives, it can throw you. Read it and the accompanying papers, and then decide whether you need assistance to find your way through them.
Disgruntled patients often go straight to social media, depriving the health professional of the opportunity to address their concerns or correct misunderstandings about their treatment.