Australia’s Budget boost for new dispensers

The Australian Government’s 2020 Federal Budget contained some much-needed support for the ophthalmic sectorincluding a 50% wage subsidy for practices employing and training new optical dispensers, an immediate asset write-off on the full value of new equipment and a hiring credit of up to A$200 per week.  

Ophthalmic podcast picks for 2020

During this current Covid-19 pandemic-restricted world, there has been some amazing, live, online ophthalmology content produced, and I’m still very much...

Creating results with LinkedIn?

I am asked 'how do I create results with LinkedIn' so often that I have developed a list of key steps to introduce this powerful business development method.

New toric IOL unveiled in Australasia

Ophthalmologists in New Zealand and Australia are the first in the world to be given access to Alcon’s new Clareon toric intraocular lens (IOL) and Auckland-based...

Lenses: thinking outside the frame

Being a keen hobbyist, I came across a situation that required some work to be completed above my head. I needed to connect and install 12-volt electrical...

SPONSORED: Attracting new patients in tough times

Ocula is an independent optometry business with three practices in Christchurch, Queenstown and Wanaka in New Zealand’s South Island. Ocula first joined...

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