Streamlining the optometric Medicare schedule

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

Using Medicare to detect glaucoma

An additional 79,000 Australians are expected to develop glaucoma in the next five years, costing the economy $4.3 billion [1]. 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