This year BOC Ophthalmic Instruments is celebrating its centenary. Managing director TONY COSENTINO reflects on the company’s remarkable past and explains how its founding principles live on today. Read more
Grant Hannaford discusses why practitioners get more from a lens with greater attention to quality measurements, and how this translates into better patient outcomes. Read more
The Optometry Network has arrived to the market promising to supply some of the most competitively-priced goods and services in Australia. Its founder CONAN LOMAS discusses why it will put independent optometrists first and empower them in the face of corporate competition.
COVID-19 has drastically altered the way orthoptists approach their work. From clinical practice to wellbeing, BREANNA BAN discusses how her colleagues are adapting to the new normal. Read more
Cataract surgeons are reporting unexpected flow on effects as a result of the pandemic. RHIANNON BOWMAN finds out how they are faring as they return to operating theatres, albeit at reduced capacity with an ever-increasing backlog. Read more
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.
The days of casually leaning on the reception desk at medical clinics are gone, replaced instead with plastic screens, hand sanitiser and non-contact thermometers. Insight takes a snapshot of the return-to-work landscape as the sector emerges from COVID-19.
How can optometrists pull an elite batsman out of a form slump? What’s the best type of laser vision correction for a boxer? And how are prescription lenses integrated into ski goggles? RHIANNON BOWMAN explores sports vision from three perspectives. Read more
Corridor length is crucial to successful progressive lens dispensing. NICOLA PEAPER clears up the confusion around this concept and whether trigonometry has a role to play. Read more
The COVID-19 crisis has spurred a telehealth revolution that’s helping mitigate disruption for practitioners and patients. Leading professionals share their telehealth tips and discuss why the technology might be here to stay. Read more