Cafa Huynh was the youngest Vietnamese refugee to be pulled off a sinking boat in a daring rescue in 1981. Today, he is clinic director of franchise optometry practice in Hurstville, Sydney. He speaks with Insight about his road to optometry in Australia.
Can:Do 4Kids aims to enable low vision children across all areas throughout their lives. The service works collaboratively with orthoptists to support clients and their families, writes TRACEY STUART. Read more
Attracting and retaining patients with contact lens products has become increasingly difficult with the rise of online retailers. But Menicon Australia is one major manufacturer choosing to stick by independents with a portfolio spanning across daily disposables and specialty contact lenses.
Myopia’s prevalence has driven the development of innovative interventions, including spectacle lens options. GRANT HANNAFORD explains how dispensers can fit into the myopia management treatment plan.
In 2016, at his home RANZCO scientific branch meeting in Tasmania, preeminent ophthalmic genetics expert Professor Alex Hewitt presented on the transformative impact of CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing for inherited retinal diseases (IRDs).
When I first moved to Victoria and began working as an eye doctor in the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (RVEEH) Emergency Department, I was stunned by how often I saw patients with bird-related eye injuries.
From setting goals and aligning values, to investing in technology and asking for feedback, there is no shortage of effective business habits for successful small-to-medium optical enterprises. Four leading Australian optometrists, an optical dispenser and a practice manager from various locations share what works best for them.
MATTEO ACCORNERO was appointed to lead Luxottica’s retail business in ANZ a year ago and is now overseeing a major investment program across the company’s optical stores aimed at elevating the end-to-end customer experience.
Insight investigates the major challenges of accessing and sharing digital images captured on multiple ophthalmic devices, and whether proprietary interests take precedence over clinical convenience. Read more
In the second part of his series on frame adjustment, MURRAY O’BRIEN covers the most salient practical points that differ for various frame types and materials. Read more