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Search Results - September 2016

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RANZCO previews latest referral pathway at Specsavers event

Hundreds of optometrists were given a glimpse of RANZCO’s latest referral pathway at the recent Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC). Read more »

New optical group secures major exclusive lens partner

George & Matilda, one of Australia's newest corporate-optometry groups, has partnered with a major global lens manufacturer. Read more »
Yuniku was launched at SILMO Paris. Image courtesy: <a href="" target="_blank">Instagram/hoyalensfrance</a>

Hoya launches 3D custom-frame technology

Hoya has unveiled a new piece of optical dispensing equipment that is said to be able to overcome the current limitations of frame customisation. Read more »
Genevieve Quilty, former CEO of Optometry Australia

Improvements needed in healthcare communication: OA

Optometry Australia (OA) has called on the Federal Government to improve digital communication systems so that patient information can be shared securely and more efficiently. Read more »
Rod Sims, ACCC chairman

Intraocular lens prices under review

The Federal Department of Health is to review pricing for products on its mandated fixed-price Prostheses List, including intraocular lenses (IOL), which are inserted after cataractous lenses are extracted. Read more »
(L-R) IUIH's Adrian Carson with The Fred Hollows Foundation's Gabi Hollows and Jaki Adams-Barton at the campaign launch

New campaign encourages indigenous eye checks

A campaign has been launched to reduce rates of untreated eye disease among indigenous Australians. Read more »
Lady Cilento Children's Hospital

Behavioural optometrists barred by children's hospital

A children's hospital in Queensland has indicated it will not refer its patients to behavioural optometrists for collaborative care. Read more »
Dr Keith Barton, IGA chair

International Glaucoma Association launches eye-drop campaign

The International Glaucoma Association (IGA) has launched an awareness drive to coincide with the UK's National Eye Health Week. Read more »

UNSW revamps optometry program

UNSW's School of Optometry and Vision Science (SOVS) has announced several changes to its optometry program. Read more »

Majority of health-fund members consider dropping, reducing cover

Just under 70% of private health insurance fund members have considered dumping or reducing their cover due to relentless price increases, according to a new poll. Read more »
AMO is known for its intraocular lenses. Image courtesy: Frank C. Müller

J&J enters cataract market through acquisition

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has agreed to buy ophthalmic equipment supplier Abbott Medical Optics (AMO), marking its entry into the cataract surgery market. Read more »


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