Research conducted by UNSW Sydney has paved the way for clinical testing of an eye drop treatment for diabetic macular oedema and wet age-related macular degeneration, the leading causes of blindness in the developed world.
Professor Mark Willcox, Director of Research at the School of Optometry and Vision Science at UNSW (Sydney) is one of five ocular scientists to be globally recognised for contributing “significantly to the advancement of eye/vision care in the pub
The University of New South Wales School of Optometry and Vision Science recently held its inaugural student conference (USSC). The conference was inspired by the University of Melbourne’s Doctor of Optometry student conference.
I completed my Optometry degree from India in 2017. After the completion of my undergraduate degree I worked for a while in Nepal and I was also involved in the eye camps organised in Nepal by Eyes4Everest.
Talented early career optometrist Dr Jack Phu is the first Australian to receive the American Academy of Optometry Foundation’s Beta Sigma Kappa research fellowship and will use the funds to progress his research to tailor glaucoma treatment.
Congratulations to Scientia Professor Fiona Stapleton who was named in The Australian 250 top researchers in Australia. Fiona was one of 66 scholars who are leading the field of health and medical sciences.
The potential for inexpensive social media campaigns to increase interest in, and drive appointments with, optometry is often discussed. However, there is little hard evidence to support its value or to guide its implementation.