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In support of routine OCT glaucoma testing

Having read the Soapbox article by Graham Lakkis on glaucoma detection (Insight June 2019), I find myself agreeing with his statistics, but disagreeing with his conclusions. Read more »

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Marking the end of an era in optical repair

Across the ophthalmic sector there are many people who contribute an extraordinary amount to the profession, but avoid the spotlight. Though they do not often receive it, these people deserve recognition for their role in making optometry as exceptional as it is. Read more »

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Casting some new light on visual field test

Visual field tests have changed significantly throughout my career. Despite the progress, in many ways the current technology lags behind modern research. Read more »

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Going fishing, for Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a varied collection of diseases that causes characteristic structural changes to the optic nerve head and subsequent visual fields loss. However, no single diagnostic test exists that gives a definitive diagnosis of glaucoma. Read more »

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Could MIGS replace trabeculectomy?

Over the last several years Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) devices have become important parts of an ophthalmologist’s armamentarium. Read more »

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Putting the robots in their place

We’re often reminded that thanks to the many advances in technology, a number of today’s jobs will soon cease to exist. I’m sure all of us at some point have seen a headline proclaiming robots and machinery will eventually replace doctors. Read more »

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Growing interest in Orthokeratology

Orthokeratology is the science, and art, of using rigid gas permeable contact lenses for the temporary reshaping of the anterior corneal surface. Read more »

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Putting BEB on the map

Benign essential blepharospasm (BEB) is a focal dystonia: a neurological movement disorder involving involuntary and sustained contractions of the muscles around the eyes. Read more »

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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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