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  1. 2CPD Points: What’s New on the Ocular Surface?

    Dr. Nicole Carnt | 29 July 2014

    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 at least 10 lecture streams per session as well... Read More

  2. 2CPD Points: Protecting Eyes from Sun Exposure

    Tim Thurn | 29 July 2014

    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 Survey’s discovery of the hole in the ozone layer.1 In 2011,... Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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