Orthoptics Australia is the national peak body representing Australian orthoptists.
Orthoptics Australia (OA) is a national organisation representing members in all states of Australia, as well as members from other countries, including New Zealand, United Kingdom, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
OA strives to promote and advance the discipline of orthoptics in public hospitals and ophthalmology practices, and to actively seek and implement career and work benefits and opportunities for its members.
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Orthoptists are eye healthcare professionals who are trained in the assessment and treatment of patients with eye disorders.
Orthoptists are uniquely skilled in ophthalmic diagnostic services and specialise in children’s vision, eye movement disorders and low vision care, working across a range of settings including hospitals, private specialist practices and research centres.
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“Horizons on the Hill” Saturday 29 July 2017 Red Hill, Victoria Join the Victorian Branch of Orthoptics Aust...
April 18, 2017
(More information regarding the OA 2017 conference will be updated in the next few months)...
March 23, 2017
As we head into our 50th birthday year IOA are holding another Selfie Competition, which will run between World Ortho...
January 31, 2017
SAVE THE DATE! Orthoptics Awareness Week 2017 This year Orthoptics Awareness Week will be held from Monday 27th Februa...
January 24, 2017
The IOA’s 50th birthday takes place in 2017 and the celebration lasts throughout the year. To mark this birthday t...
January 18, 2017