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Save Sight Institute in costly legal battle

The University of Sydney (USyd) will be hoping a long-running legal battle involving the Save Sight Institute (SSI) will reach its conclusion soon, after final submissions for the case were presented in Federal Court last month. Read more »

J&J takes over local distribution of TearScience

Having acquired TearScience in September last year, the Australian arm of Johnson & Johnson Vision recently took control of the local distribution of the dry eye suite of equipment. Read more »

Gene therapy fail sees company stock price tumble

The share price of French-based biotech GenSight Biologics crashed recently, after results from its Phase III clinical trial of a gene therapy treatment for a rare blinding disease achieved the same results as the placebo control injection. Read more »

Eye drop makers request supreme court ruling

A proposed class action suit against eye drop manufacturers could be headed to the US Supreme Court (USSC), following a request by the major drug companies involved in the case. Read more »

Opternative launches new software for optometry clinics

Healthcare technology company Opternative has released software that allows eyecare practices to include digital refractions and visual acuity tests on their websites. Read more »

Pen-sized camera said to improve glaucoma diagnosis

Scientists have developed a ‘pen camera’ that they claim makes the diagnosis of glaucoma faster, cheaper and easier. Read more »

Breakthrough 3D printing lens technique discovered

A new low-cost method of 3D printing lenses has the potential to create high-quality optical imaging lenses and customised contact lenses for correcting vision faster, and more easily than previously possible. Read more »

Cannabis eye drops could treat glaucoma during sleep

Cannabinoid-based eye drops could one day be used to treat glaucoma patients while they sleep, according to research emanating from the University of British Columbia. Read more »

Super Sunday lives up to its name

It may have been hosted in a new venue, but OA NSW/ACT’s premier conference still possessed the detailed insights and clinical information that has made it one of the largest optometric events on the calendar. LEWIS WILLIAMS reports. Read more »

We need to talk about choice

Bupa is planning to introduce major changes to its insurance policies and doctor’s groups are up in arms. Unfortunately, due to the complexity of private health insurance, many consumers simply aren’t aware of the impact these changes will have. Read more »

Why retail is tougher today

The rise of multi-channel retailing means there are more demands than ever on small practices to satisfy growing consumer preferences for customised experiences. CHRIS PETERSEN reports. 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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