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CORE update: top pandemic-related eye issues

The Centre for Ocular Research and Education (CORE) has released a new Contact Lens Update exploring the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on five clinically...

Special Covid-19 Update: Covid-19 Protection Framework

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) 1 December 2021: Tēnā koe As you are aware, Aotearoa...

Special Covid-19 Update

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) 19 November 2021: Tēnā koe, Firstly, we would like...

COMMENT: Will you let them in?

As a previous optometry practice owner, I have been thinking about the vaccination question owners and staff haven’t had to confront until now: ‘Will you...

The eyes and the needle

When the first Pfizer-BioNTech jab was given to 91-year-old Briton Margaret Keenan in December 2020, it gave the world hope that an end to the Covid-19...

Special Covid-19 Update - Alert Level Update

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) 2 November 2021 From the ODOB: Alert Level Update As...

Uveitis increases Covid risks

A retrospective cohort study in the US has shown that patients with non-infectious uveitis (NIU) are more likely to contract Covid-19 and experience severe...

Mandatory vaccination order for Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) on 27 October 2021 ODOB: Mandatory vaccination order...

Mandatory jabs for ECPs

The government’s stipulation that anyone providing a health service in close contact with the public be fully vaccinated is being welcomed by eyecare professionals...

Alert Level 3 guideline changes for allied health professionals

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) on 19 October 2021 ODOB: NEW UPDATE ON GOVERNMENT...

Special Covid-19 Update: Brief update on Government Alert Level 3 Guidelines

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) FROM THE ODOB BOARD (14 Oct 2021):  Firstly, I would...

Mandatory jabs for allied health professionals

It is now expected that optometrists, dispensing opticians and supporting staff will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by 1 December 2021 and receive...

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