Celebrating Pacific ophthalmic nurses

On a somewhat balmy, 30+ degree Adelaide Sunday, the Australian Ophthalmic Nurse Association (AONA) met for their annual conference, held this year in...

Stocking your shop

Stock control: it’s an area many practice owners and managers struggle with. Too much, not enough, the wrong sort, the list goes on. So here are a few...

Odes, camaraderie and collaboration

The 88th annual New Zealand Association of Optometrists (NZAO) conference was held in Paihia, mere meters from the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. The key themes...

NZOSS: 2018 roundup

2018 is coming to a close and another year at Auckland University’s School of Optometry and Vision Science has passed. With optometry students all done...

Workshopping gonio and foreign bodies

The 2018 Eye Institute Annual Conference once again kicked off with two very practical workshops, this year tackling foreign body removal and gonioscopy....

EI education at Waipuna

This year’s Eye Institute conference featured guest speaker Professor Joanne Wood, from the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation at Queensland...

Strategic planning vital for measuring business success

In our experience, we find many businesses rate strategy as hugely important but don’t have the time, skills or knowledge to implement meaningful strategy...

Trusting tech and your instincts

A few months ago I was supervising a 5th year optometry student’s primary care clinic. It was a simple dry eye follow up. The patient Josh (not his real...

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