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Search Results - July 2018

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Optometry Victoria congress takes new JV approach

Optometry Victoria (OV) and ODMA have revealed they will join forces to create a new optical event next year that they hope will become the largest education, eyecare and eyewear event in Australia. Read more »

Partnership to establish national diabetic eye screening program

Diabetes Australia (DA) has partnered with the Federal Government and a number of eyecare organisations to establish a national diabetes eye screening program. Read more »
New BHVI and BHVI Foundation CEOs Yvette Waddell and Amanda Davis

Naidoo departs Brien Holden, new leadership confirmed

Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) CEO Professor Kovin Naidoo has parted ways with the NGO, after 20 years with the organisation. Read more »

Australian research finds oranges could prevent late AMD

People who eat oranges every day are 60% less likely to develop late age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to an Australian study. Read more »

New sunglass range targets active presbyopes

Australian eyewear company BZ Optics has released a type of active sunglasses that feature small bi focal readers moulded to the rear of the lens. Read more »

George & Matilda hit 50 practice milestone

The recent acquisition of three practices in NSW and Victoria has seen George & Matilda Eyecare reach 50 locations nationally, just over two years after the business was formed. Read more »

Migraines found to affect deep ocular structures

A study has found that migraine headaches significantly affect deep ocular structures, including the ganglion cell layer, retinal nerve fibre layer and choroid. Read more »

Millions of Australians risking unnecessary vision loss

More than seven million Australians over the age of 40 are currently experiencing eye problems but haven’t had them assessed by eyecare professionals, Specsavers-commissioned research has found. Read more »

RANZCO elects new president

RANZCO has elected the first female president in its history, with Dr Heather Mack set to assume the role at the college’s congress in November. Read more »

Dresden Optics secures $4m injection for expansion

Industry disruptor Dresden Optics has secured $4 million in funding from global investment bank Investec to help fuel its plans for domestic and international expansion. Read more »

Bupa policy updates to change eyecare delivery in Australia

The Australian Society of Ophthalmologists (ASO) has urged Bupa policyholders to consider their private health insurance options, in the wake of a series of major policy change announcements that are set to restrict choice and expand exclusions. Read more »

Genome editing eye treatment a step closer

Researchers have restored retinal function in mice with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) by successfully applying CRISPR technology to a dominant disorder for the first time. Read more »


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