Visions takes a closer look at the University of Melbourne’s newly expanded EyeCare clinic, which is providing real world clinical training for the next generation of Australian optometrists.
The state of the art clinic in Melbourne's Swanston Street provides the one of the largest full-scope training clinics in the Southern Hemisphere for students in the current Bachelor of Optometry program or the forthcoming Doctor of Optometry, the first doctor of optometry program in Australia.
For more information about the clinic go to http://www.university-eyecare.org.au
Produced by Rebecca Scott
Edited by Rob Cross
Camera by Clive Banfield
With thanks to:
Dr Alex Gentle (Former Head, Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Faculty of Science)
Christine Nearchou, Richard Vojlay, Andrew Metha and Kay Faunce (Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences)
Cristen Teen and Deryn Vahl-meyer (Communications Unit, Faculty of Science )
Belinda Cerritelli (Keratoconus Australia)
The students and staff of the University of Melbourne’s EyeCare clinic
With special thanks to the children who appeared in this episode: Matilda and Aaron Gartner, Nicholas Metha