The changing scope of optometry

As an aging population, growing patient-to-ophthalmologist ratios, demand for new treatments and an increasingly stretched healthcare dollar put eye care...

A world of opportunity

It’s never been easier to take a trip to another part of the world to explore the region’s language, culture, food and fashion. Sometimes these vacations...

Taking on the family mantle

Brother and sister, Mark and Lisa Wymond took over the running of one of Australasia’s best-known independent optometry eyewear firms, Eyes Right Optical,...

CCLS - Meet the speakers

Arizona optometrist Dr Arthur Epstein is listed by Optometric Management as among the most influential in optometry in the world today. A native New Yorker...

NZ tackles myopia head on

New Zealand could sidestep the worst of the global myopia epidemic if a new, local pro-active myopia initiative proves successful.

Ozurdex: one year on

It has been just over a year since Ozurdex, a dexamethasone-sustained release implant, was first funded by Pharmac for diabetic macular oedema (DMO), the...

Hot-off-the-press at RANZCO18

The Adelaide convention centre, with its mega floor to ceiling windows overlooking Adelaide’s stunning Riverbank Precinct and River Torrens was a pleasant...

RANZCO18: A swoopingly good meeting

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology (RANZCO) hosted its 50th annual Scientific Congress in Adelaide, South Australia at the end...

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