Inside an orthoptic-led cataract clinic

A new clinic led by upskilled orthoptists is helping a leading Melbourne hospital reduce cataract wait times and streamline follow up appointments. JULIE TAYLOR reflects on its successes and future plans. Read more

Dry Eye Directory grabs global attention

In Part 2 of Insight’s dry eye series, independent optometrist Mr Leigh Plowman discusses how Google rankings of a dry eye directory introduced last year have been building worldwide, connecting patients to practices who have invested in treating dry eye. Read more

New approaches targeting dry eye subtypes

In Part 1 of Insight’s dry eye series, Dr Laura Downie explains how an explosion in global investment in dry eye research and development is paving the way for a range of new therapies, particularly those more specifically aimed at dry eye subtypes. Read more

Upward trajectory: Eyecare sector charts recovery path

Following the COVID-19 peak, Insight issued a sentiment survey to understand the eyecare sector’s views on topics ranging from the government’s crisis response to industry confidence. Here, we reveal the findings and talk to business owners about their experiences. Read more

Dry eye treatment in Australia

Dry eye remains a very common presentation to primary eyecare practitioners in Australia. Many experienced practitioners feel that the incidence of dry eye is increasing significantly. This is a complex and multifactorial disease which begs the question: Are we doing enough for our patients and how could we do better? Read more