Dry eye treatment in Australia

Dry eye remains a very common presentation to primary eyecare practitioners in Australia. Many experienced practitioners feel that the incidence of dry eye is increasing significantly. This is a complex and multifactorial disease which begs the question: Are we doing enough for our patients and how could we do better? Read more

Keeping pace with coronavirus and beyond

One thing we have all become accustomed to since the outbreak of the coronavirus is that the pace of change has been constant, and it has been relentless. The landscape we were looking at last week – let alone two or three months ago – is almost unrecognisable from that of today. Read more

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

Linking patients with Indigenous artists

Late last year I launched Jukurrpa Designs, a collection of frames inspired by Australian Aboriginal Artwork. The feedback I’ve received on the designs has been fantastic so far, but getting to this point was a very long journey. Read more