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  1. 2CPD Points: Soft Contact Lenses

    A. Sulley, K. Osborn Lorenz and P. Jubin | 23 June 2014

    How a contact lens handles is rarely the first consideration when choosing which lens to prescribe but may be more important to patients than practitioners expect. When thinking of the perceived barriers to contact lens wear, patients’ fears about... Read More

  2. 2CPD Points: Baby Boomers & Ageing Vision

    Dr. Jim Kokkinakis | 29 May 2014

    Australia’s baby boomers have significantly impacted demographics and political thinking. Born post World War Two, between 1946 and 1964, this group was in its formative years during the 60s and 70s. They were our radical thinkers, our big spenders and... Read More

  3. 2CPD Points:Antimicrobial strategies for contact...

    Debarun Dutta and Dr. Judith Flanagan | 28 April 2014

    Contact lens materials, wearing schedules and care products have evolved considerably over the past two decades, but there has been no apparent decrease in the incidence of microbially driven adverse events, and contact lens related complications persist as a ... Read More

  4. 2CPD Points: Dry Eye Disease and Intense Pulsed...

    Dr. Jim Kokkinakis | 26 March 2014

    The search for the panacea in dry eye treatment proceeds in an unrelenting manner. This is because dry eye disease in some clinical settings is present in well over 50 per cent of the patient cohort.1 Dry eye disease (DED) is particularly frustrating to... Read More

  5. 2CPD Points: Smartphone and Tablet Apps in Eye...

    Dr. Simon Chen | 25 February 2014

    Smartphones and tablet computers are a ubiquitous feature of the modern world – their penetration of the market is such that most of us are familiar with them, or own one (or several) of the devices. Their affordability, familiarity, flexibility and... Read More

  6. 2CPD Points:Ultra-widefield Imaging and...

    Dr. Andrew Chang | 24 February 2014

    Ultra-widefield imaging (UWF) is becoming more clinically accessible to optometrists and ophthalmologists, making it an important tool in the evaluation and management of lesions, tears and detachments. Ultra-widefield imaging uses a confocal scanning laser... Read More

  7. 2T CPD Points: Ocular Redness

    Dr. Nicole Carnt | 27 January 2014

    In this article, we will walk through the various structures of the anterior eye with reference to what inciting factors and ensuing signs can result. The conditions described here are not all encompassing, but the aim is to describe major redness triggers... Read More

  8. Low Vision Care: More than Just Magnifiers

    Mae FA Chong and Assoc. Prof. Jonathan Jackson | 25 November 2013

    Providing low vision care need not be a daunting prospect. Optometrists can provide much needed advice, assessments and devices with relatively few alterations to routine practice. In doing so, they can improve quality of life and help maintain independence... Read More

  9. Multifocal Contact Lenses Minimise Follow-up

    Jenny Saunders | 28 October 2013

    Optometrists can use consulting room technology to help find the four out of five patients that will be successful in soft multifocal contact lenses.1,2  When Air Optix Aqua Multifocal contact lenses were launched in 2009, pre-market evaluations reported ... Read More

  10. Diagnosing Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

    Carolina Kunnen | 29 September 2013

    One of the leading ocular conditions in optometry practice is dry eye. Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is believed to be one of the main factors behind dry eye, but is often overlooked in the consulting room. More optometrists are prescribing therapies for... Read More

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