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Why you are paying so much for surgery

ABC Four Corners produced this program Mind the Gap on why you are paying such high out-of-pocket expenses for surgery. A great guide to dealing with surgeons before surgery. Watch the program

Medicare to Cover Crosslinking from May 1, 2018

Press release from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists Keratoconus treatment Corneal Collagen Cross Linking to be supported by Medicare In a much awaited development, Corneal Collagen Cross Linking (CCXL) for keratoconus will be added to the Medicare Benefits Scheme from 1 May 2018. This exciting news is welcomed by the Royal Australian

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KA YouTube channel

Keratoconus Australia now has its own YouTube channel where you can find videos of our Demystifying Keratoconus seminars.. Please subscribe to receive notifications of new videos. Current videos include: Tracking outcomes in corneal crosslinking: Prof Stephanie Watson, Australian Keratoconus Registry An update on the CERA crosslinking trial and recent developments in corneal collagen crosslinking: Dr

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Volunteer Needed for Optometrist Post Graft Training Clinic

Victoria Another Volunteer Required for DOVS Optometrist Post Graft Training Clinics Thank you to everyone who responded to our recent call for volunteers for this year’s student optometrist contact lens training clinics being run by The University of Melbourne’s Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences in conjunction with Keratoconus Australia.  These clinics are an important step in raising the

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Your Top 12 Crosslinking Questions—Answered!

New to corneal collagen crosslinking? This Q&A guide from Wills Eye Hospital will help prepare you to manage keratoconus patients in the new era. This guide to crosslinking for ophthalmologists may be of interest to you too.

First results from Australian Crosslinking Registry

The head of the Australian Crosslinking Registry, Professor Stephanie Watson, presented the latest results from the registry on crosslinking at meetings in Melbourne and Sydney. The full video of her presentation can be viewed here Her slideshow presentation (pdf format) can be downloaded below Professor Watson Nov 2017 talk

Annual Report 2017 Now Available

Keratoconus Australia Inc held its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 6 pm at Suite 1302, Level 13, 9 Yarra St, South Yarra VIC 3141. Agenda – Adoption of minutes of the AGM 2016 – Committee report on the Association’s activities in 2016-17 – Financial accounts for the year ending June 30

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Cross-linking stabilises keratoconus

Optometry Australia News   Collagen corneal cross-linking appears to stabilise keratoconus in patients who undergo the procedure, according to early results of a world-first keratoconus registry based in Australia. Ophthalmologist Professor Stephanie Watson has completed initial analysis of data from 1,062 keratoconic patients in Australia and New Zealand including adults, teenagers and children who had

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