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Search Results - May 2018

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SILMO Sydney reveals ‘Practice of the Future’ shop front

SILMO Sydney organiser Expertise Events has provided a sneak peek of the shop front for this year’s brand new ‘Practice of the Future’ exhibit. Read more »

Aussie research uses space tech to diagnose eye disease

Pattern recognition techniques used to assess satellite images could soon be employed to diagnose blinding eye diseases more effectively, thanks to research emanating out of the Centre for Eye Health (CEH). Read more »

New eyelid treatment pioneered by Aussie researchers

Australian researchers have developed a potential new method for treating floppy eyelid syndrome (FES) which could revolutionise the way it is currently managed. Read more »

Awareness week warns of impending eye health crisis

Four major optometric institutions have collaborated to establish a pilot program designed to raise awareness of what they have described as a looming “major public health crisis.” Read more »

Customised contact lens manufacturer launches in Australia

European contact lens manufacturer mark’ennovy has launched in Australia, with the promise of offering its more than one billion separate parameter combinations on the local market. Read more »

Jono Hennessy joins Sunshades Eyewear

Independent frame designer the Jono Hennessy Group has joined one of Australia’s largest suppliers, Sunshades Eyewear. Read more »

Indigenous eye health neglected across the world: CERA

Indigenous populations worldwide experience significantly higher rates of avoidable vision impairment and lack the support needed to address the issue, according to a review of eye health led by the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) and the University of Melbourne. Read more »

Australian study links immune cells to vision loss

Australian research has revealed immune cells in the eye could be a determining factor in why some people lose their vision sooner than others. Read more »

Australian study solves glaucoma mystery

An Australian study has developed a method that allows observable damage to the optic nerve caused by glaucoma to be accurately and directly linked to vision loss. Read more »

Aussie CL company lands exclusive US supply deal

Australian contact lens company Gelflex has secured a deal to provide disposable contact lenses exclusively to the US’s largest network of independent optometry practices, Vision Source. Read more »

Specsavers spruik ‘eye test in an ad’

Specsavers has released a new television commercial that contains 15 deliberate mistakes, in what the company says could be the world’s first eye test in an ad. Read more »

Online retailer with 80,000 frame catalogue establishes flagship store

One of Australia’s largest online eyewear retailers, Vision Direct, has opened a ‘first-of-its-kind’ flagship store in Melbourne that it says offers patients a unique service by bridging the divide between the real and virtual world. Read more »


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