15 March 2019

TMR podcast: How one town’s call for rural doctors went viral

Ophthalmology podcast Social Media

Need more rural doctors in your country town?

A catchy pop song with dancing GPs might help!

Meanwhile, our podcast hosts explore the latest in eye health, with new technology hoping to slow the progression of short-sightedness in children.

Since recording this episode with Felicity, it’s safe to say I’ve been slightly overthinking my own myopia. Below is a screenshot of my own ‘task force’ on the matter. It’s an online plug-in downloaded to chrome which has a pop-up every half hour to remind you to look up from your screen.

So far, it’s actually been very annoying and, most of the time, I’m defying its instructions to protect my eye health!

But who knows? Maybe it will save my vision – a girl can dream…