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DFV signs distribution deal for E-Eye dry eye device

Designs For Vision (DFV) has become the new Australian distributor of the E-Eye intense regulated pulsed light (IRPL) device for …

Eye injections top of agenda for ‘scope of practice’ advisory group

Optometrists performing intravitreal injections is one of several key issues to be addressed by a newly formed Optometry Australia (OA) …

German manufacturer licenses BHVI algorithms for new device

The Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) has signed a licensing agreement that will see its algorithms for tracking and estimating …

Australian College of Optometry extends clinic network

The Australian College of Optometry (ACO) has established a public health optometry clinic in a new state responding to unmet …

Melbourne study to put new AMD tools under microscope

The University of Melbourne is recruiting optometrists to test new clinical tools, as well as an auditing system, it has …


Review into optometry complaints highlights need for clear communication

Optometrists are being urged to carefully manage patient expectations when prescribing new spectacles and contact lenses, as well as improve …

Image of trabecular meshwork captured for the first time

Using the same technique that prevents starts from ‘twinkling’ in telescopic images, researchers have captured the first undistorted microscopic images …

Optometry Giving Sight establishes new board

International charity Optometry Giving Sight (OGS) has announced a new board of directors who will steer the organisation towards new …

Top alumni award presented to Fred Hollows CEO

The Fred Hollows Foundation’s CEO Mr Ian Wishart has been awarded the 2019 Chancellor’s Alumni Award from the University of …
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FDA clears Novartis’ new treatment for nAMD

New AMD eye drops could avoid painful injections


Study to determine how melanopsin affects how we see, feel

Macular disease research awarded $600,000

Researchers receive $1.46m in government grants


Transitions launch new point-of-sale materials

?Star Trek? headset for the blind launched in Australia

Mobile eye health clinics closing the gap

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Specsavers Clinical Conference returns for eighth edition

This year’s event will be held over 7–8 Septber at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, and will continue the …

New joint venture turns fishing nets into sunglasses

The first project between the online eyewear retailer and conservation group will see a 600m net, which WFF-Australia purchased last …

Fresh cash injection for KeepSight diabetes eye screening program

Health Minister Mr Greg Hunt made the announcent on Sunday to mark the beginning of National Diabetes Week. The funding …

UNSW researcher claims American Academy of Optometry award

Mobeen was the recipient of the Joe and Janet Barr Early Career Cornea and Contact Lens Research Award, which grants …

Sydney Airport embraces new tech for blind travellers

Aria’s technology works via an app on any iOS or Android device. The user beams live footage to an Aira …

QEI to open new Brisbane clinic by July

The institute has signed a lease for approximately 520sqm of space in a new medical centre, located in Brisbane’s northern …

Mobile eye health van seals partnership with public hospital

Under the agreent, CQ Health will run eye clinics from the IDEAS Van facilities at its Gladstone and erald hospitals …

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