The University of Melbourne is recruiting optometrists to test new clinical tools, as well as an auditing system, it has developed for management of patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Read more
A potential biomarker located in the eye for a debilitating complication of diabetes could be the key to future development of a new point-of-care screening device. Read more
Specsavers has completed its world-first initiative to incorporate optical coherence tomography (OCT) into the standard eye exam of every Australian patient, with the technology now installed in all of the company’s practices. Read more
Australian researchers are applying artificial intelligence (AI) technology to optical coherence tomography (OCT) scans in a project designed to provide clinicians with more specific details of an eye’s choroidal tissue. Read more
A new Australian study linking low vitamin D levels with uveitis has suggested investigating whether supplements could help prevent a relapse of the condition in at-risk patients.
A protein in the eye has been identified as being capable, in high enough levels, of preventing diabetic retinopathy. The discovery paves the way for a new treatment that has the potential to reverse the condition’s progress.
A new study has found that wearing yellow lens glasses at night does not help a driver’s vision, and may in fact make it worse. Read more
Expansion of the Indigenous eye health workforce and greater provision of eyecare in Aboriginal-controlled health services will be possible under a new $40 million plan announced by The Fred Hollows Foundation. Read more
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) School of Optometry and Vision Science is currently seeking applications for 10 different Scientia PhD scholarships in eye health.