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Optometrists to tee off for charity

A fundraising golf day will again be held at one of Australia’s top golf clubs in support of blindness and impaired vision prevention. Read more »
The ultra-thin solar cells are flexible enough to bend around small objects. Image courtesy: <em>Juho Kim et al.</em>

Flexible solar cells could be used in glasses frames

Scientists in South Korea have developed ultra-thin, flexible photovoltaics that could potentially be used on spectacles. Read more »

Optical dispensers outnumber optometrists: report

Optical dispensers (4,481) outnumbered optometrists (4,034) in a recently released report on the nation’s eye-health workforce. Read more »

Former govt adviser calls for health fund reform

A former government adviser has called for health fund reforms to empower consumers to make better decisions. Read more »

AMA calls for chronic disease care reform funding

It is time for the Coalition to back its Health Care Home vision for complex and chronic care with a meaningful level of funding, the Australian Medical Association (AMA) has said. Read more »

OBA appoints new committee member

The Optometry Board of Australia (OBA) has appointed a new member to its Registration and Notification Committee. Read more »
Bill Shorten, federal opposition leader

Labor leverages Medicare privatisation fears

The Labor federal opposition is holding fast with its claim that the Coalition is hell-bent on the destruction of the Medicare health scheme. Read more »

Luxottica sues over Ray-Ban knock-offs

Luxottica Group is suing BCBG Max Azria over alleged infringement of its Ray-Ban Wayfarer trademark rights by using the name on its own products - said to be 'cheap knock-offs' of the iconic Wayfarer launched in 1954. Read more »
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CooperVision opens new contact lens facility

CooperVision has opened a new, high-volume manufacturing facility. The 9,290 sq m plant is the company's second site for manufacturing Clariti daily SiHy lenses, which are available in Australia. Read more »

Medical students fear for jobs as internship crisis looms

The Australian Medical Students' Association (AMSA) has warned that a nationwide shortfall in medical internships will leave recently-graduated doctors unemployed.  Read more »

Medicare becomes major issue in election campaign

The Medicare universal health scheme has become a major issue in the Federal Election campaign, with the Liberal-National Coalition and Labor battling it out. Read more »

Bausch & Lomb renews keratoconus support

Bausch + Lomb's specialty vision products business has renewed its platinum sponsorship of the International Keratoconus Academy (IKA) for the second consecutive year. Read more »


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