Optometry Australia releases Federal Budget wish list

An additional $13.7 million could fund the reinstatement of more frequent eye exams for middle-aged patients and pave the way for future optometry service models, including virtual consultations and wearable technology, according to Optometry Australia (OA). Read more

Major Melbourne study a world-first for AMD

An Australian-led study has received $5 million to undertake the world’s most intensive investigation into why a particular group of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients are at greater risk of vision loss. Read more