University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry has paid tribute to well-known Australian expatriate Dr Tony Adams, who died on 16 July. Read more
Australia’s nurses are at the centre of a survey that will create a snapshot of the eyecare nurse workforce and shape discussion about their future involvement in the sector. Read more
O=MEGA21 organisers have cancelled the event scheduled for September 2-4 in Melbourne, stating that it would have been unwise to postpone due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 lockdowns across Australia. Read more
Australian researchers have led the development of a promising new genetic test for glaucoma that can potentially identify 15-times more people at high risk of glaucoma than an existing genetic test. Read more
More than 700 practices across Australia are now supporting the eye health of people with diabetes, as major optometry provider Luxottica joins KeepSight. Read more
Effective practice management can define a practice’s success. Experienced managers share their hard-won wisdom on how to work smarter across both optometry and ophthalmology practices.
New multifocal contact lenses by CooperVision featuring an innovative three-add approach that caters to all levels of presbyopia have launched on the Australian market today. Read more
New infrared night vision technology that is extremely lightweight, cheap and easy to mass produce could be applied to standard glasses and make it safer to drive at night, Australian researchers claim. Read more
Australia’s eyecare profession is clear about how much weight should be given to 6/12 visual acuity when determining a patient’s suitability for cataract surgery, but this is potentially at odds with a new clinical care standard in development. Insight dissects the issue.
The Australian College of Optometry (ACO) has appointed two new council members and bestowed 12 awards including honorary life membership at its recent Annual General Meeting. Read more