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Search Results - News, November 2017

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Glaucoma Australia appoints new CEO

Glaucoma Australia (GA) has announced Lipstick Consulting boss Mrs Annie Gibbins will replace its current CEO Mr Geoff Pollard in February. Read more »

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Optometry Australia backs new ‘screen time’ guidelines

Optometry Australia (OA) has announced its support of new guidelines that have been released to help parents and carers create healthy daily practices for babies and young children. Read more »

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Video aims to standardise approach to corneal scrapes

The Save Sight Institute (SSI) has produced an educational video that aims to standardise the approach to corneal scrapes and ensure accurate results. Read more »

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Glaucoma research given $9.46 million boost

Flinders University’s College of Medicine and Public Health has received a $9.46 million grant from the Federal Government to support genetics research aimed at preventing glaucoma blindness. Read more »

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Macular disease researchers receive government grants

Two ophthalmic research projects have received part of the $70 million released by the Federal Government via the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Read more »

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Macular disease photo competition winners announced

The Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA) has announced the winners of its mEYE World photo competition. Read more »

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Sunglasses standard to be mandatory from 2019

A new standard for sunglasses and fashion spectacles will be made mandatory from July 2019 after legislation was adopted by Parliament recently. Read more »

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Specsavers announced as Cricket Australia partner

Specsavers has been announced as the official eyewear and eyecare partner for Cricket Australia and the Australian cricket team for the next three years. Read more »

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Call to investigate bacteria’s impact on dry eye

The Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) is calling for further research on the effect ocular surface bacteria has on dry eye, following research that suggests a higher bacterial burden is correlated with increased signs of dry eye. Read more »

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Myopia study seeks Australian participants

A three-year Atropine for the Treatment of Myopia (ATOM) trial is set to take place in Western Australia, with researchers currently seeking children to participate. Read more »

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Optom numbers increase, but students down nearly 10%

The number of registered optometrists in Australia has increased by 3.9% over the past 12 months and reached 5,343, according to the Annual Report for AHPRA and the National Boards. Read more »

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George & Matilda reach 40 stores

Australian optical chain George & Matilda Eyecare has opened its 40th practice less than two years after it launched. Read more »


 

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