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7th January 2021

Telemed and Telehealth – The Five W’s and How – Nathan Little

A common form of problem investigation and solving in research and journalism, as well as other fields, is the art of questioning. As professionals in the medical field, one is taught to use logic, rational and questioning to derive a conclusion on all sorts of perplexing patient presentations. However, eye care professionals (ECPs) are also […] Read more

23rd December 2020

The Future Will See You Now – Brian Tompkins

Few of us will be sorry to see the back of 2020. This was supposed to be OUR year. The year our carefully-crafted ‘2020 Vision’ became a reality, the year we finally got people talking about eye health. It’s hard not to feel somewhat robbed by the events that have unfolded. Our spell in the […] Read more

20th October 2020

Evolution in medical devices – Eduardo Mangieri

The very first medical device was the human himself, observing, analysing, creating his/her conclusions in order to find the best therapy to help the diseased. How have medical devices evolved throughout history to the current day? Read more

9th September 2020

Reducing The Strain – Telehealth and the NHS: Nathan Little

The NHS: arguably one of the best, if not the best, healthcare system in the world, delivering affordable and effective care to an entire nation. In fact, the NHS was ranked the #1 health service among 11 well-off nations by the Commonwealth Fund twice in recent years. However, for all its achievements, the NHS has […] Read more

12th August 2020

“Let me see!”: Allison Granger

Images have tremendous value in documentation, monitoring, and patient education. If you haven’t thought about how anterior segment imaging plays in your practice, now’s the time to Let Them See. Read more

15th July 2020

A Chance for Change: Nathan Little

As we transition to the “new normal” and get on with our lives, we are forced to consider new strategies and plans to see patients, open clinics, stay safe and generate revenue. How can we strike the proper balance between social distancing, lockdowns, PPE, growing patient numbers, and running an ECP business while still reaching a larger patient base and driving practice growth? Read more

3rd June 2020

A New Dawn in Ophthalmics: Karl Jeebaun

The ophthalmic landscape, as with all other medical sectors, has got to change. Will we ever see a return to ‘normal’? What does ‘normal’ even mean? Do we revert back to age-old processes and procedures that weren’t designed for this modern, technologically advanced world, or do we seize this opportunity to futureproof our industry for the recurrence or discovery of another virus? Read more

20th May 2020

The State of Technology: Karl Jeebaun

We live in a world where we have all heard “there’s an app for that”. Every good idea has been digitised in one way or another, and every process has been automated. The problem is these exciting technologies are often being used in basically every other industry but medical - why? Read more

14th May 2020

Telemedicine – What is it and how great is its potential?: Karl Jeebaun

Advancements in technology have changed how we do things in more ways than most of us could have ever previously imagined. This has been exacerbated in the current climate of a global pandemic. Telemedicine or Telehealth are technologies that have been around for a while, allowing ophthalmic clinicians to reach patients that were previously without access to their clinic or specialties, and reach a wider range of patients in need. We are now using telemedicine to combat both medical and commercial needs whilst the pandemic lockdown is in effect. Read more