Allergies and contact lenses

The term allergy is defined by the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology as “a chronic condition involving an abnormal reaction to an ordinarily...

Sport style: can you have it all?

Whether your patient is a top performing athlete that competes at the Olympics every four years or they simply enjoy cycling or playing in their local...

Life through a lens

Tinted or polarised? Mirror or photochromic? Sunnies aren’t one size fits all, you need to make sure your patient has the right tools for the job.

Alcohol, IOP and glaucoma

With the holiday season fast approaching what should we be advising our glaucoma patients on alcohol consumption? Should we be advising them to dial back...

Dispensing drama!

Seven years, five jobs, four colleges and finally, Jasmine Brodie is a DO.

Sight saving challenges in the regions

The 2018 Save Sight Society conference opened with a hustle and bustle of registration as more than 100 attendees, including ophthalmologists, optometrists...

SCC7: clinical wisdom and positioning

The seventh Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC7) at the Melbourne Convention Centre in September was a far bigger affair than previous years. The half-day...

Fiji with a bag full of magnifiers

A week in Fiji sounds very appealing in mid-winter, but a Volunteer Ophthalmic Services Overseas (VOSO) trip is no picnic in the sun - though there was...

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