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Queen’s Birthday honours for eyecare professionals

A number of ophthalmologists and eyecare professionals have been recognised for their contribution to Australia as part of this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honour List. Read more »

Simple test could reveal uveal melanoma risk

Patients with uveal melanoma may soon be able to avoid painful and potentially harmful biopsies thanks to a new blood test developed by Australian researchers. Read more »

Specsavers Dispensing Conference open to all

In a significant move, Specsavers has announced that its upcoming dispensing conference will be open to non-Specsavers staff, as a way to improve the standards of dispensing across the entire profession. Read more »

New lens able to slow and sometimes stop myopia

Hoya has announced it is preparing to release a new type of ophthalmic lens that should slow myopia progression significantly. Read more »

Move to streamline clinical trial process

In welcome news for the ophthalmic professions, it could soon be easier for researchers and companies to establish and run clinical trials, with the Federal Government planning to develop a more streamlined process. Read more »

Virtual reality app used to train students

A team of educators from Birmingham City University has developed a training tool that uses virtual reality (VR) to teach medical students how to diagnose hard-to-spot eye conditions. Read more »

Genetic markers for blinding eye disease discovered

An Australian-led study has discovered 19 new genetic markers that could predict whether a person is at a higher risk of eye disease. Read more »

Graphic eye condition highlights danger of mascara

A Sydney woman has made headlines around the world after her habit of not properly removing mascara resulted in calcified lumps below her eyelid that could have left her blind. Read more »

Scholarships open for prospective eye researchers

Applications for UNSW Scientia PhD scholarships for the School of Optometry and Vision Science (SOVS), which offer free tuition and financial support of up to $50,000 per annum, are now open. Read more »

Australian eye research reveals common virus threat

Common viruses may target the eye more frequently than previously thought, a Lion’s Eye Institute (LEI) study has found. Read more »

Safety, ethical concerns raised over private stem cell dry eye treatment

A private stem cell clinic in Sydney has been charging patients thousands of dollars to treat the symptoms of dry eye disease with procedures described by experts as unproven and potentially dangerous. Read more »

Essilor, Luxottica sales dip ahead of merger

Essilor and Luxottica have both reported a drop in first quarter earnings compared to the previous year, with fluctuating currencies, bad weather and a dip in wholesale revenue cited as the main contributors to the muted performance. Read more »


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