Insight News

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 …

Features

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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Company

FDA clears Novartis’ new treatment for nAMD

New AMD eye drops could avoid painful injections

Research

Study to determine how melanopsin affects how we see, feel

Macular disease research awarded $600,000

Researchers receive $1.46m in government grants

Events

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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UNSW researcher claims American Academy of Optometry award

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Sydney Airport embraces new tech for blind travellers

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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 …

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

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