Myles Hume

An IOL to change the cataract surgery paradigm?

Alcon’s newest EDOF intraocular lens has only been available to a handful of Australian ophthalmologists, but it’s already receiving major plaudits. Could it really change the game for cataract patients and spell the end of monofocals as we know them? MYLES HUME explains. 

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Optometry fees lag despite Medicare indexation

Medicare fees for all optometry items have increased 1.5% this month as part of reintroduced annual indexation, however advocates warn that scheduled fees still come in at less than half the actual cost of providing care in some instances. Read more