News and company updates
CFEH has two roles currently being advertised. If you have a degree in vision science, optometry or a similar discipline, you may be interested in joining us as a technician, or if you are a customer-service super-star, our Client Services position may be right for you.
The mission of CFEH has always been to reduce preventable blindness and vision loss within our community through the early detection of eye disease. To ensure the longevity of our organisation, and ensure we are able to care for the most vulnerable in our community, we have introduced some new eligibility criteria.
Examining change in drusen size, area and/or volume over time is fundamental to monitoring disease progression and managing patients with AMD. However assessment of longitudinal change in clinical practice is currently limited to a single commercial tool (such as Cirrus OCT) or manual inspection by clinicians.
Online patient education materials about Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) can help patients improve their understanding of disease prognosis, risk factors and eye assessment schedule requirements.
Centre for Eye Health is currently undergoing a strategic review to redefine our approach to the early detection of preventable blindness, marking the beginning of an exciting new chapter for our organisation.
We would like to thank Cure Blindness Australia for supporting our electrophysiology clinic for patients with inherited retinal dystrophies.
This means that standard automated perimetry under photopic conditions is unlikely to be useful for routine assessment of early AMD.
How many and how often should you be doing visual fields to detect glaucoma?
Hosted by our Research team, the Rapid Research Review podcast is a free resource for clinical optometrists. Each five minute episode will spotlight recent research articles that have clinical impact. By posing clinically relevant questions, our hosts will offer new ideas that can be implemented in your consulting room.