Aged care policies proving a major barrier for patients

Blanket policies in aged-care facilities, including complete lockdowns and two-week quarantines for residents who seek external medical treatment, have been a major barrier for patients seeking anti-VEGF treatments, the Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA) has revealed. Read More

Guidance update for optometrists and patient care

Optometry Australia (OA) has provided updated clinical service advice for the current phase of the COVID-19 crisis, stating that it may now be appropriate for eyecare professionals to reschedule postponed appointments for chronic eye conditions.
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