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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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