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  1. 2T CPD Pts: Strategies for Tailored Glaucoma Care

    Dr. Colin Clement and Professor Ivan Goldberg | 01 December 2015

    Despite the many advances in recent years, health care professionals who treat patients with glaucoma still face a difficult task on several fronts. There is a large cohort of the population with undiagnosed disease and it remains unclear how best to find... Read More

  2. 2CPD Pts: The Dry Eye Disease Debate

    Dr. Jim Kokkinakis | 27 October 2015

    Dry eye disease is arguably one of the most challenging aspects of eye care. It is a global problem that seems to have reached epidemic proportions. The Blue Mountains study, which looked at a cohort greater than 50 years of age, reported a prevalence of 16.6 ... Read More

  3. 2CPD Pts: Ocular Gene Therapy: Myth or Reality?

    Dr. Nicole Carnt | 27 October 2015

    Don’t go clambering for the alcohol wipes to disinfect the consulting room chair arms, door handles and magazines in the waiting room. These adenoviruses don’t spread like wildfire, threatening to close your practice… In fact they could be... Read More

  4. 2CPD Pts: Optimal Outcomes in Cataract Surgery:...

    Dr. Katherine Smallcombe | 30 September 2015

    The relationship between optometrist and patient often spans many years or even decades. Despite the established history, when a patient develops cataract and requires referral to an ophthalmologist, the optometrist can at times feel like a spectator –... Read More

  5. 2CPD Pts: Proactive Prescribing An Evidence-Based ...

    Helen Gleave and Adele Jefferies | 28 September 2015

    When it comes to contact lens prescribing, in order to keep up-to-date with ever evolving technology, practitioners need to constantly review their prescribing strategy. There’s a need to find balance between practising in an evidence-based manner, but... Read More

  6. 2TCPD Pts: Allergic Eye Disease

    Dr. Nicole Carnt | 26 August 2015

    Allergic eye disease is a localised response, often, but not always associated with rhinitis (a nasal allergic response). There is a spectrum of disease that varies with the affected population and is mostly but not always tempered by the season and climatic... Read More

  7. 2MCPD Pts: Innovating for Multifocal Fitting...

    Kurt Moody, Hickson-Curran, Wooley and Ruston | 26 August 2015

    The technical features and clinical performance of a new multifocal contact lens gives eye care practitioners the ability to meet the needs of the ageing eye, increase the prescribing rate for multifocal contact lenses and deliver real benefits to more... Read More

  8. 2CPD Pts: The Multifocal Mindset

    David Stephensen | 28 July 2015

    Presbyopia is an epidemic that affects the majority of people beyond 43 years of age.1 This insidious condition slowly robs the visual system of the function of accommodation,1 thus rendering the sufferer unable to focus on objects within an arm’s span. ... Read More

  9. 2CPD Pts: Prevalence and Pathologies of High...

    Prof. Brien A Holden, David Wilson and Monica Jong | 28 July 2015

    As the global prevalence of myopia and high myopia continues to rise, optometrists and ophthalmologists should consider a multi-faceted approach to myopia control that combines behavioural, optical and pharmacological treatments. Additionally, monitoring and... Read More

  10. 2CPD Pts: The March of Myopia

    Annette Hoskin | 28 July 2015

    The incidence of global myopia is escalating sharply. People with high myopia, generally classified as greater than -5 dioptres, are at increased risk of retinal detachment, cataracts, glaucoma and blindness. With almost 20 per cent of university-aged people... Read More

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