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Apple co-founder: open-source retinal camera a 'disruptor'

A New Zealand company that created a set of inexpensive, open-source smartphone devices to take photos of the human retina has once again received critical acclaim. Read more »

Kering accused of making luxury sunglasses in China

Luxury brand Kering has denied accusations of false advertising after a lawsuit accused the company of falsely printing ‘Made in Italy’ on supposedly China-made eyewear. Read more »

Allergan settles legal case with whistleblowers

Allergan has agreed to pay US$13 million (AU$17.1 m) to settle a lawsuit brought against it by two US ophthalmologists who accused the pharmaceutical maker of an illegal kickback scheme. Read more »

Novartis to challenge Regeneron's wet AMD market stranglehold

An innovative drug developed by Novartis to treat wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is set to challenge the market domination currently enjoyed by Regeneron’s blockbuster drug Eylea. Read more »
Extraordinary salespeople relate individually to each customer

Rules of engagement

The right and wrong ways to engage a customer can determine if a sale will happen before it even begins. DOUG FLEENER presents three steps sure to help sales staff go to the next level. Read more »
Doing fine: post-cataract surgery at the AEH free- hospital, 2016

How McDonald's inspired the success of an extraordinary eye hospital

Can you imagine how a McDonald’s restaurant could motivate an ophthalmologist to start a new hospital in an ancient city? No! Well, nor could INGRID DIEP, an Australian optometrist, so she decided to visit the hospital to see for herself. Read more »

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Lyn Brodie, Optometry Australia incoming CEO

Optometry Australia appoints new CEO

Optometry Australia (OA) has selected a new CEO, nearly four months after long-term incumbent Ms Genevieve Quilty stepped down in February. Read more »

NIB taken to court over hidden cuts to eye coverage

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has launched legal action against NIB after it alleged the health insurer had engaged in unconscionable conduct in relation to the removal of certain eye procedures from one of its schemes. Read more »

Government funding for ophthalmic research made easier

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has overhauled its funding program in a move welcomed by research groups throughout Australia. Read more »
Andrew Hogan, Optometry Australia president

Outcry as optometry misses out in 2017 Budget

The 2017 Federal Budget has been met with dismay by Optometry Australia (OA), after the government announced it would maintain its Medicare rebate freeze for optometric services until at least 2019. Read more »

Increased funding for CERA in Victorian budget

The Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) has received a boost after the Victorian Government increased funding to the state’s independent medical research institutes. Read more »


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