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Campaign to raise awareness of orthoptics profession

The hashtag #OAW2017 will be popping up on social media newsfeeds around Australia on Monday as Orthoptics Awareness Week kicks into full swing. Read more »

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Melbourne researchers announce computer diagnostic breakthrough

IBM researchers in Melbourne have created what they hope may become a powerful tool in the worldwide fight to eliminate preventable blindness. Read more »

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CERA wants help to navigate new driverless car developments

The Centre for Eye Research Australia is on the lookout for collaborators to help accelerate the development of driverless cars. Read more »

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Diabetic eye disease drug combo completes successful trial

Researchers have developed a two-drug cocktail they believe may be more effective than current treatments at reducing the degenerative effects of diabetes-related eye conditions. Read more »

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Contact Lens Company set for ASX listing

Medical devices and lens maker Visioneering Technologies could be on its way to becoming an Australian publicly listed company after directors agreed to open it for potential investors this year. Read more »

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Complex optical market demands adaptation, industry expert

The increasing complexity of the optical market could create many challenges to independent practices when a number of macro retail and global trends gain momentum, which means optometrists will need to embrace change and adapt to trends if they want to remain competitive. Read more »

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Australia pioneers international eye-banking course

A historical milestone will be established for Australia as it plays host to the world’s first professional qualification course for eye bankers. Read more »

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Non-surgical treatment for cataract could soon be a reality

Groundbreaking research into possible non-invasive treatments against cataract and presbyopia could address the conditions early on and prevent progression. Read more »
(L - R) Hubert Sagnières, Essilor CEO and chairman and Vincent Del Vecchio, Luxottica chairman

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Essilor-Luxottica deal gets thumbs up from analysts

Following the January 16 announcement that Essilor and Luxottica would merge under a €45 billion (AU$64 b) deal, market analysts have focussed on the likely outcomes and the ramifications for the international optical industry. Read more »

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European-styled frames supplied ‘risk free’

A new company is about to enter the Australian optical market with a ‘risk free’ business model. Read more »

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Alcon launches AIR OPTIX plus HydraGlyde contact lenses

The introduction of a new type of contact lens to the Australian market should provide users with a more comfortable and longer-lasting lens wearing experience.  Read more »

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OBA seeks feedback on revised registration guidelines

The Optometry Board of Australia (OBA) has begun the public consultation period on revised registration standards and guidelines for scheduled medicines. Read more »


 

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