Myles Hume

2022 Little Aussie Eyes Report

Aussie parent perceptions of ECPs revealed in new survey

A survey of more than 500 Australian parents of children who see eyecare professionals has revealed the biggest barriers to care during COVID-19, common reasons for seeking a second opinion and perceptions about the expertise of ophthalmologists and optometrists, including the level of care in corporate vs independent settings. Read more

Dr Robert Harvey

Ophthalmologist departs regional hospital with no obvious successor

Dr Robert Harvey, an ophthalmologist nearing retirement, is dismayed at the lack of action to find a permanent replacement after he recently resigned from a regional Victorian public hospital, creating uncertainty for 150 patients on his surgical waitlist and thousands more attending clinics for chronic conditions like glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Read more

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