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Search Results - April 2018

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Patient suffers vision loss; health board breaches code

It's been determined a New Zealand man suffered irreversible vision loss after one of the country’s district health boards failed to organise a timely follow-up appointment. Read more »

Johnson & Johnson to release ‘Transitions’ contact lenses

Johnson & Johnson Vision has received US regulatory approval for a “first of its kind” contact lens that automatically darkens when exposed to bright light. Read more »

Roadshow to guide future direction of medical software

Bp Software, one of Australia’s leading providers of medical software covering the ophthalmic professions, is embarking on a three-city feedback roadshow that will help guide future versions of its product. Read more »

BHVI help Haiti launch country’s first optometry school

A collaboration involving the Brien Holden Vision Institute opened Haiti’s first optometry school last month, in a positive step for the country’s severely underserved population. Read more »

Sight regained after stem cell treatment

Two elderly patients with severe neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have regained sight after receiving retinal tissue derived from stem cells. Read more »

Optometrists needed for once-in-a-lifetime experience

The organisers of Eyes4Everest have put out an urgent call for more volunteer optometrists to join their trek to Nepal later this year. Read more »

Maui Jim launches ophthalmic eyewear collection

After focusing on sunglasses for nearly 40 years, Maui Jim has announced the worldwide launch of its first ophthalmic eyewear collection. Read more »

Porsche Design release limited-edition sunglasses

Porsche Design is releasing a limited number of special-edition frames to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its iconic aviator sunglasses. Read more »

Multi-million dollar dispute over glaucoma tech continues

A protracted multi-million dollar legal battle being waged by the University of Sydney and a glaucoma testing company it still owns a stake in, is back before the courts. Read more »

Online course offers pathway to therapeutic endorsement

Places are still available for the Australian College of Optometry (ACO)’s online certificate in ocular therapeutics, which is due to start on Monday. Read more »

Sight saving procedure to be added to MBS

Australian ophthalmic groups have welcomed the upcoming addition of corneal collagen cross linking (CCXL) for keratoconus to the Medical Benefits Scheme (MBS). Read more »

Essilor Australia begin nationwide launch tour

The first in a series of Essilor Australia’s major product launch events took place in Brisbane last week, with around 110 guests attending the special presentation at the Blackbird Bar and Grill. Read more »


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