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Reading Time: 6 minutes Being isolated from home during the COVID-19 outbreak made me recall my days in my final year in high school, Palmerston North Boys’ High School. In our final year, we were lucky enough to do introductory courses through Massey University, one of these courses was a brief dive into statistics.
Reading Time: 16 minutes Portals to our world. A way of staying connected, entertained, and educated. Digital devices — Smartphones, tablets, and computers — are now the centre of our lives (Mullan & Chatzitheochari, 2019). The world is changing. Combined with this change is a surge in health awareness and prevention of disease. We
Reading Time: 4 minutes Infection control is a vital pillar in reducing the spread of contagious diseases in Optometry practices. Since patients and practitioners are in close proximity, there is a high potential for the transfer of contagious diseases. Infection control aims to reduce the spread of infections like the common cold, especially in
Reading Time: 3 minutes The career of Optometry in New Zealand combines elements of a constantly evolving science regarding the treatment of vision and a spiritual satisfaction of providing an experience of treating an individual. Disclaimer: This article contains Amazon, Inc. affiliate links. Envisioning an Experience Vision is fascinating. Vision is so crucial in
Reading Time: 16 minutes Money may not be necessary for happiness but it sure does bring a lot of anxiety, stress, and fear. Do I follow the herd and save up for a home deposit, then what? Or, do I give into an existential dread and travel the world? Should I be saving? Am
Reading Time: 7 minutes One of the five vital signs of the eye is vision or visual acuity. The other four include pupil response, intraocular pressure, extraocular motility, and confrontational visual fields1. We will be covering the importance of visual acuity and how to measure it. Why Visual Acuity? Visual acuity or more strictly,
Reading Time: 2 minutes The best way to get started on the path to sharing your work is to think about what you want to learn, and make a commitment to learning it in front of others. Don’t think of your website as a self-promotion machine, think of it as a self-invention machine. Show