A one way ticket home

A Tamworth native has brought specialist training in retinal diseases and uveitis acquired at a world-class UK eye hospital back home where it’s needed most. Read more

Enduring products, enduring service

BOC Ophthalmic Instruments managing director TONY COSENTINO explains why he operates his distribution business on the knowledge that customers will ultimately remember him for the service, not the sale.

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Change agents: educating parents about myopia

Research estimates myopia will affect 50% of the world by 2050, and recent COVID lockdowns appear to have only worsened the situation. As more patients – and their parents – seek effective interventions, practitioners should prepare to meet this oncoming public health demand. Read more

Retinal imaging with confidence

A market-leading retinal imaging device was the final instrument Western Australian optometrist ADRIAN ROSSITER needed to modernise his equipment suite. He discusses using the device in an optometry setting. Read more

Understanding new treatment protocols for severe dry eye

 

At the completion of this CPD activity, optometrists will have developed their knowledge of treatment options for severe dry eye disease. Including:

  • Understand the use of anti-inflammatory agents in the treatment of extreme dry eye
  • Understand the benefits and contraindications for treatment of dry eye with topical ciclosporin and lifitegrast
  • Understand the benefits, indications and contraindications of amniotic membrane therapy for dry eye

NOTE: Optomery Australia members can enter their details at the bottom of this article to have it automatically added to their Learning Plan. Read more

Glaucoma Management Clinic

Lessons from a glaucoma management clinic

At the completion of this CPD activity, optometrists will have developed their knowledge of glaucoma management. Including:

  • Understand the structural and functional indices that play a role in the monitoring of glaucoma
  • Inform their own glaucoma-management plan based on assessment techniques and workflow used at the CFEH’s Glaucoma Management Clinic
  • Recognise some uncommon differential diagnoses for patients presenting with glaucoma-like clinical features
  • Review an example of a collaborative approach to the diagnosis and management of a patient presenting with potentially glaucomatous clinical features

NOTE: Optomery Australia members can enter their details at the bottom of this article to have it automatically added to their Learning Plan.

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