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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IOLs: Bringing the presbyope into focus

As intraocular lenses continue to improve, their popularity is increasing among a variety of patients – even those who don’t require cataract surgery. MYLES HUME asks what it takes to treat one particular type of patient: the presbyope. Read more

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