Orthoptics Awareness Week 2018 – The Depths of Orthoptics [transcript][audio]

Guest: Breanna Ban

Presenter: Tabetha Moreto

Guest Bio: Breanna Ban is an orthoptist at Bayside Eye Specialists. Breanna has worked at a private Ophthalmology clinic as a full time Orthoptist since graduating from Latrobe University Melbourne at the end of 2015. Breanna works closely alongside two other Orthoptists and nine Ophthalmologists to perform ocular examinations, diagnostic tests, assistance in minor surgical procedures and intraocular lens calculations for cataract surgery. She completed her final placement at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in Manhattan which was a highly valuable experience for her career. She completed volunteer work in 2015 with the Rotary Medical Mission and Cataract Foundation in the Philippines, where she helped reverse preventable blindness in disadvantaged communities.

Segment Overview: In today’s interview, Breanna Ban from Bayside Eye Specialists joins the programs to promote the ongoing Orthoptics Awareness Week 2018 and the topics that are being discussed. She also talks about her passion for orthoptics and her desire to help those with various eye conditions.


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