1. ICCLC 2017 Attracts Record Numbers

    Melanie Kell | 27 October 2017

    Despite a 2017 calendar packed full of optometric conferences, the 16th International Cornea and Contact Lens Congress (ICCLC) in Sydney attracted a record number of delegates keen to sharpen their knowledge on topics including custom lens fitting, dry eye,... Read More

  2. AUSCRS 2017: New Directions in Cataract and...

    Alan Saks | 03 October 2017

    The 21st Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (AUSCRS), took place at the fabulous Hamilton Island from 2–5 August 2017.Twenty-one years is a coming of age for AUSCRS – one to be celebrated – and it ... Read More

  3. WAVE17: Practical, Professional and Hands On

    Roxanne Medhora | 03 October 2017

    With 42 therapeutic points on offer, WAVE 2017, at the Rendezvous Hotel in Scarborough, Perth, was rich in content. Workshops and lectures complemented everyday optometry and introduced new clinical ideas, which could shape the practice of optometry in the... Read More

  4. Tasmania’s Lifestyle Congress – Going Local

    Melanie Kell | 03 October 2017

    Everything’s impossible until somebody does it. And so it was this year when, for the first time, Optometry Tasmania succeeded in gathering almost all the State’s ophthalmologists together to present at the annual Tasmanian Lifestyle Congress.... Read More

  5. The Power of OCT: Specsavers Prepares for...

    Melanie Kell | 03 October 2017

    The importance of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) for patient screening, diagnosis and management, and the significant outcomes that can be achieved through effective collaboration were the emphasis of this year’s Specsavers’ dynamic two-day... Read More

  6. World Glaucoma Congress, 28 June – 1 July,...

    Clinical Associate Professor Ivan Goldberg OA | 29 August 2017

    As the largest glaucoma meeting in the history of our planet, the 7th World Glaucoma Congress (WGC) of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) attracted almost 3,500 registrants. Held in the Convention and Expo Centre in Helsinki, Finland, most attendees were... Read More

  7. Ophthalmology Updates – Clinical Pearls

    Dr. Michelle Gajus | 29 August 2017

    The second ever Ophthalmology Updates conference was held from 29–30 July 2017 at the Westin Hotel, Sydney. Each of the 12 speakers presented one ‘common’ topic and one ‘cutting edge’ topic from their subspecialty, followed by... Read More

  8. Evidence Based Behavioural Optometry – NACBO 2017

    Melanie Kell | 29 August 2017

    A record number of optometrists attended the National Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists Conference (NACBO) at Darling Harbour, Sydney in July, where the emphasis was on evidence based learning. ACBO’s annual national conference, which ran ... Read More

  9. BCLA Celebrates Advances in Eye Health

    Jessica Chi | 28 July 2017

    Findings from the latest Dry Eye Workshop, the use of orthokeratology to control myopia, contact lenses to deliver drugs… these were just some of the highlights at the 40th British Contact Lens Association Conference. This year, the British Contact... Read More

  10. Heartfelt & High Energy: EyeQ 2017

    Melanie Kell | 28 July 2017

    EyeQ optometrists, practice managers and dispensers were treated to a high energy, interactive conference in Sydney in June. With many of the presentations delivered by EyeQ’s own people, delegates benefited from relevant, practical take-home messages... Read More

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