Can we close the gap by 2020?

In 2008, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults had 6x more blindness than other Australians. The leading cause was unoperated cataract followed by uncorrected refractive error, diabetic retinopathy and trachoma. One third had never had an eye exam. Read more

Getting a grip on glaucoma

Reducing glaucoma blindness requires a fight on numerous fronts, so what efforts are currently being undertaken in Australia to curb the disease’s impact? Read more

In pursuit of progressive perfection

Advances in lens design and manufacturing processes have spurred the development of the ‘premium’ progressive lens market. It has also created endless possibilities for lens makers and eyecare professionals to satisfy any patient who walks through their door. MYLES HUME reports. Read more