A review of evidence, published in July’s Clinical and Experimental Optometry, indicates the eye is an unlikely site for SARS‐CoV‐2 infection, suggesting coronaviruses are unlikely to bind to ocular surface cells to initiate infection.
Sidra Sarwat, a UNSW PhD student, has received the 2020 Joe and Janet Barr Early Career Cornea and Contact Lens Research Award from the American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) for “extraordinary contributions to optometry and contact lense
A ‘no-water’ infographic, adhered to contact lens cases, is an effective mechanism to educate and remind patients of the dangers of exposing contact lenses to water, according to a new study from University of New South Wales School of Optometry a
Adelaide optometrist Professor Konrad Pesudovs is the 14th recipient of the prestigious H Barry Collin Research Medal for his outstanding contributions to knowledge in optics, vision science and clinical optometry.
New Australian research has shown that infographics on contact lens cases can improve behaviour to avoid water-related corneal infections, in findings that challenge common assumptions about patients and lens hygiene habits.