Myles Hume

Can we close the gap by 2020?

In 2008, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults had 6x more blindness than other Australians. The leading cause was unoperated cataract followed by uncorrected refractive error, diabetic retinopathy and trachoma. One third had never had an eye exam. Read more

Optometrists move to urgent care model amid COVID-19

Optometrists across Australia, including the country’s largest optical chains and independent groups, have adapted their service models in response to the COVID-19 emergency and are hopeful of restoring normality to their businesses within a month. Read more