Few technologies have had such a swift and profound impact on eyecare as much as optical coherence tomography. Insight takes a deep dive into the evolution of OCT and the bearing this may have on future models. Read more
Orthoptists play an integral role in clinical research across Australia. Western Australian orthoptist GARETH LINGHAM outlines his work at the Lions Eye Institute and how it has benefited his practice. Read more
Insight explores how optometrists and eyewear retailers are using cost-effective and creative marketing techniques to attract patients in today’s ultra-competitive market landscape as more consumers venture online.
Orthoptics Australia’s (OA) annual conference will be delivered differently this year through a two-day online event, featuring a line-up of international speakers with expertise in myopia, neuro research, vision screening and paediatric eyecare. Read more
How dispensers interact with patients can create new opportunities for increased revenue and customer retention. TRACEY BANNISTER spotlights the importance of exceptional communication. Read more
With a steady stream of new evidence, masks have become a hot topic in eyecare during COVID-19. But the issue has been confusing and contentious. MYLES HUME examines the mask debate and the risks airborne transmission and asymptomatic patients may pose.
More presbyopic patients are seeking a safe, effective and affordable surgical solution to break free from their spectacles. Ophthalmologist DR ANTON VAN HEERDEN discusses his early experience with a laser blended vision procedure in his new Melbourne clinic. Read more
The nation’s first comprehensive look at the impact of reduced optometry services due to the COVID-19 lockdown has been provided in new Specsavers data. Australia and New Zealand optometry director Dr BENJAMIN ASHBY delves into the statistics and outlines a plan to manage the patient backlog.
Ranging from rulers through to tower-based systems, Grant Hannaford examines the various measuring techniques and systems used in practice and how they stack up. Read more