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  1. 2CPD Pts: A Contemporary Approach to Dry Eye

    A/Professor Jennifer P Craig | 28 October 2014

    Dry eye has become recognised as the most common ocular dysfunction presenting to the primary eye care practitioner (ECP).1 According to population-based studies, dry eye is a problem for around one-third of all patients, with increased prevalence rates... Read More

  2. 2CPD Pts: Women and Children First An Eye Health...

    Andrew Hogan | 28 October 2014

    There is a broad range of gender-specific health issues that predispose women to eye disease. It is no surprise that more than two thirds of blind and visually impaired people in the world are female. Consideration to these unique eye health issues affects... Read More

  3. 2CPD Pts: Daily Disposables Outside the Sphere

    Colette Parkinson and Helen Gleave | 26 September 2014

    Until recently, the limited availability of toric or multifocal daily disposable contact lenses has meant under-prescribing and compromise in fitting patients. Spherical prescriptions have been supplied where a toric or multifocal one would be more... Read More

  4. 2TCPD Pts: Managing Dry Eye and Allergic...

    David Stephensen | 25 August 2014

    Spring, flowers blowing in the breeze,Leaves greening on the trees,Consulting rooms filling with ocular surface disease... Poetry aside, the ocular surface is a complex network of interdependent functional systems. An abnormality of function in one system... Read More

  5. 2MCPD Pts: Bio-inspired Hypergels Beyond Current...

    Dr. Osbert Chan | 23 August 2014

    Patients who wear contact lenses often report blurred vision at the end of the day or have to blink a few times to clear their vision when working on computers. In fact, about two thirds of contact lens wearers say they are bothered by blurry vision or... Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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