Bringing Usher syndrome into focus

Usherkids Australia’s new webinar series focuses on the latest research and clinical guidelines. Emily Shepard and Hollie Feller discuss collaborating with Orthoptics Australia on the project. Read more

The year ahead for Orthoptics Australia

As 2021 dawns, Orthoptics Australia has plans to reinstate face-to-face meetings, embed on-demand content and establish an early career mentor program. President JANE SCHULLER maps the year ahead. Read more

Building online CPD capacity

The pandemic prompted a rethink of the way Orthoptics Australia delivered its events. The unexpected advantages mean some online components will be here to stay, writes President JANE SCHULLER. Read more

Dispelling myths around regional practice

Orthoptist Alina Sayer says many colleagues are reluctant to relocate to regional communities fearing a lack of support or job satisfaction. Her experience in central Queensland has been to the contrary. Read more

Low vision services and border restrictions

The logistical headaches associated with COVID-19 restrictions are most pronounced in border communities. Orthoptist MEAGAN ANDERSON discusses the impact it is having on low vision clients and clinicians. Read more

Orthoptists and clinical research

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

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