2CPD Points: Protecting Eyes...

Australians and New Zealanders have known about the dangers of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) for some time. In 1985, the prestigious journal Nature published an article on the British Antarctic... More

Myopia Control in Children...

PURPOSE: To compare the safety and efficacy of ortho­keratology as a nonsurgical treatment for myopia in chil­dren with alternate methods, such as soft contact lenses, rigid gas permeable... More

Optical Doors Stable, Little...

A study into the optometry landscape has flagged a surplus of optometrists, which will maintain competition and potentially push salaries down in coming years. The number of optical doors in... More

The New Kids on the Block…

In 2009 Flinders University announced it would offer an optometry course in South Australia. Three years later Deakin University launched its own condensed optometry program enabling students to... More

minews

Young Worker Blinded Cleaning Beer Lines

Sealed protective eye and facewear could have saved the sight of Macleay Borger, who suffered extensive damage to his face and eyes when the beer lines he was cleaning exploded, spraying him with a...   Read More

mifeature

Confessions of a Spexaddict

Louis Fullagar grew up in Australia and was a partner in an optical store in Melbourne before moving to America where he has established himself as an optical dispenser, blogger and independent luxury eyewear...   Read More

CPD Modules Available

2CPD Points: What’s New on the Ocular Surface?

The annual ARVO (Association for Research and Vision Ophthalmology) is the largest eye research meeting in the world. With the research interests and work of 12,750 members to accommodate, this year there were ...   Read More