Researchers from the Centre for Eye Health (CFEH) and UNSW have published a new review demonstrating visual field testing in early and intermediate age-related macular degeneration (AMD) reveals statistically significant, but not clinically relevant, differences in visual function.
With optometrists performing three-quarters of all eye exams in Australia, the optometric Medicare schedule has a major bearing on the quality of eye health in this country. Insight dives into the MBS Taskforce’s endorsed report that could reshape primary eyecare for decades to come. Read More
An additional 79,000 Australians are expected to develop glaucoma in the next five years, costing the economy $4.3 billion . Specsavers optometry director DR BENJAMIN ASHBY explains some of the strategic initiatives, including OCT and visual fields, in place to mitigate this problem. Read More