Phantom vision: Common but neglected

Imagine the following scenario: You are 66 years of age, vision-impaired and at home. You enter the bathroom and are astonished to discover a bizarre character wearing an exotic headdress is sitting in the sink. At first you are startled, and perhaps frightened. Read more

Ophthalmology Updates! 2019 – Part 1

Returning for its fourth year, the 2019 Ophthalmology Updates! Conference was the series’ biggest event yet. In the first of a two-part series, LEWIS WILLIAMS looks at the cutting-edge presentations on show.

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How to become an optical dispenser

A meeting of Australia’s dispensers held during the O=MEGA19 conference in July 2019 highlighted that the profession suffers from lack of awareness outside the wider ophthalmic sector. Read more

UTS Orthoptics opens new facility

The University of Technology Sydney’s (UTS) orthoptics department celebrated the opening of its new purpose-built facilities with a clinician’s evening last week. Read more

SOVS Head of School portrait unveiled

The University of New South Wales’ School of Optometry and Vision Science (SOVS) has continued its long-standing tradition of the honouring former heads of school with an academic portrait. Read more