Cataract surgery can prolong life

People with cataract-related vision loss who have had cataract surgery are living longer than those with visual impairment…

UK allows physios and podiatrists to prescribe

Physiotherapists and podiatrists in the UK will now be allowed to independently prescribe drugs to their patients. Practitioners…

Eye implants act as drug dispensers

Victorian researchers are designing an implant for the eye that releases drugs when a laser is shone at it. It is claimed…

Little support for optoms managing glaucoma

Optometrists lack the training to independently diagnose and treat glaucoma without putting patients at risk. Almost 60%…

Notice from the Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services have recently completed the first phase of compliance activities relating to Medicare Benefits…

Say no to health fund pre-approval

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