Dr Rowan Porter, MBBS, FRANZCO is a RANZCO council member and representative to the Vision 2020 Australia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee. Dr Porter is a medical retina specialist with a special interest in Indigenous eye health working in both urban and remote centres delivering standard of care services through a range initiatives. These include the Inala Centre of Excellence in Indigenous Health and the IDEAS (Indigenous Diabetes Eyes and Screening) Van. He also works in advocacy at a federal level through the Vision 2020 Australia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee.
Dr Rowan Porter explains why Item 11219 to reimburse the use of OCT (Optical coherence tomography) as an alternative diagnostic procedure to FA is great news for patients.
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