Operating the corneal eye bank

The Lions Eye Donation Service plays an essential role ensuring the timely retrieval and allocation of corneal transplant tissue. TERRY COUPER discusses its inner workings. Read more

OAW: Keep calm and carry on patching

Orthoptics Awareness Week is taking place between 1-5 June with the theme ‘Seeing the future’. In the fourth article of a five-part series, Western Australian orthoptist HOLLY BROWN discusses a unique intervention to ensure children keep patching during COVID-19. Read more

OAW: Tips and tricks for testing children’s vision

Orthoptics Awareness Week is taking place between 1-5 June with the theme ‘Seeing the future’. This third article in a five-part series, authored by Queensland paediatric orthoptist FAREN WILLETT, discusses unique ways to test children’s vision. Read more

Supporting families with Usher syndrome

When a child is diagnosed with Usher syndrome, families can be left feeling overwhelmed and alone. EMILY SHEPARD and HOLLIE FELLER discuss why they have made it their mission to help families like theirs. Read more

On the road with the IDEAS Van

Originating in Queensland, the IDEAS Van has extended its circuit to take in five Victorian centres. Melbourne orthoptist DANIELLE THORBURN recounts her experience with the initiative in Orbost. Read more

The way forward in 2020

Orthoptics Australia is starting 2020 with a new board and structure, giving the organisation an opportunity to review its priorities. President JANE SCHULLER outlines five she would like to focus on. Read more