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One person at a time

Losing vision to diabetes is my ultimate fear. Out of all the senses, vision plays the biggest role in my life. Read more »

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RANZCO CEO responds

Australia’s first Indigenous ophthalmologist, Dr Kristopher Rallah-Baker, contributed an Opinion column in September titled 'Closing the gap from both sides' commenting on racism and a lack of Indigenous representation within the profession. RANZCO CEO DR DAVID ANDREWS has submitted the following letter to the editor in response. Read more »

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Invest to create value (and profits)

Corporate optometry businesses have changed the Australian market. I often speak to independent optometrists who want to know how to win in this market.  Read more »

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Closing the gap from both sides

The dire state of Indigenous eye health is one of the most well documented, yet enduring features of Australian eyecare. Read more »

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No CPD? No excuses!

Once you’ve found employment at an optometry practice and undertaken a Certificate IV it’s mission accomplished. Right? Wrong! Read more »

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From the coalface to the lab

Optometry produces some of the highest paid graduates in Australia, and it is one of the few careers where the majority of students are able to secure fulltime employment straight out of university. Read more »

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Working toward a common vision

Australians are living longer than ever before, and while this is something to celebrate, it’s also a problem. Read more »

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We need to talk about choice

Bupa is planning to introduce major changes to its insurance policies and doctor’s groups are up in arms. Unfortunately, due to the complexity of private health insurance, many consumers simply aren’t aware of the impact these changes will have. Read more »

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Regulations a barrier to eyecare needs

As healthcare professionals from regional Australia and the public health system are especially aware, it can be challenging to meet the demand for eyecare services in the community. The magnitude of this demand is projected to increase as our population ages. Read more »

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10905 – Why don’t we work together?

As optometrists we have a duty to our patients to provide the highest quality of primary eyecare possible. That’s why when visual conditions are outside where we feel comfortable practicing, we understand and utilise referrals to GPs and ophthalmologists. Read more »

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No advertising budget? No worries

Picture this – it’s 10 o’clock at night. You pick up your phone and scroll through your Facebook feed, and then you come to an ad from a corporate optometrist. Read more »

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Not all vitamins are vital

Recently I was referred a patient with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). She was a pleasant 62-year-old Caucasian female who came from a wealthy inner city suburb. She had noticed worsening of her vision, especially when driving at night. Read more »


 

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