Jess Gallagher talks about World Sight Day, making vision count and how the ability for people who are blind or vision impaired to participate in society has changed for the better thanks to technology.
Jamie Duncan, Vision Australia writer/editor, had never been to an optometrist despite living with diabetes. In this blog he writes about losing his sight in his 30s.
With a large percentage of Australian’s aged 50 to 64 focused on providing care to their family, they are losing sight of their own eye health, explains Julie Heraghty, CEO of the Macular Disease Foundation Australia.
Vision 2020 Australia Policy and Advocacy Officer Sarah Davies questions why Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health was largely ignored in the 2017-18 Federal Budget.
The freeze on Medicare rebates for optometry must be lifted immediately to ensure the eye health of all Australians, writes Kirsty Machon, Acting CEO of Optometry Australia.
Vision 2020 Australia’s Policy and Advocacy Officer Jess Cutter considers what it will take to Close the Gap for Vision by 2020.
Andrew Harris has been an optometrist for over 25 years. Last year, we welcomed Andrew as a new Board member for Vision 2020 Australia.
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.
Ophthalmologist Dr Geoffrey Wabulembo brings a wealth of knowledge to the eye health and vision care sector in PNG
Ugandan ophthalmologist Geoffrey Wabulembo writes about his extensive career worldwide and how ophthalmology training in Papua New Guinea can be improved going forward.