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AREDS2 follow up confirms best supplements for AMD

Prominent international researchers have shown the AREDS2 formula, using the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin instead of beta-carotene supplements, not only reduces risk of lung cancer, but is more effective at reducing risk of AMD progression. Read more

A spotlight on Acanthamoeba keratitis: healthy contact lens wear

 

At the completion of this CPD activity, optometrists will have developed their knowledge of Acanthamoeba keratitis. Including:

  • Understand the prevalence, behaviour and risk factors associated with Acanthamoeba keratitis
  • Identify Acanthamoeba keratitis when it presents in the clinic and develop informed referrals for further treatment
  • Understand treatment protocols for Acanthamoeba keratitis
  • Develop intervention strategies that promote patient education and adherence on contact lens hygiene

NOTE: Optomery Australia members can enter their details at the bottom of this article to have it automatically added to their Learning Plan. Read more

Twenty-first century collaborative glaucoma management in regional Australia

At the completion of this CPD activity, optometrists will have developed their knowledge of glaucoma management. Including:

  • Understand the value of well-structured, mutually-agreed individualised collaborative frameworks for shared-care  
  • Clinically identify which cases of glaucoma could be co-managed between optometry and ophthalmology
  • Establish a co-management frameworks focused on individual patient care
  • Identify barriers to glaucoma co-management

NOTE: Optomery Australia members can enter their details at the bottom of this article to have it automatically added to their Learning Plan. Read more

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