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Patients gambling with vision due to COVID confusion

Uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 lockdown measures has led to a major spike in missed appointments for macular disease treatment, sparking …

How to stay connected to clients and still make sales during the COVID-19 crisis

During a crisis such as COVID-19, the industry landscape can be changing daily. Prime Creative Media offers this complimentary resource …

Optometrists move to urgent care model amid COVID-19

Optometrists across Australia, including the country’s largest optical chains and independent groups, have adapted their service models in response to …

Transitions reinvents photochromic system in new lens design

Transitions Optical has responded to consumer demand for a photochromic lens that features faster fade back without compromising lens darkness, …

Readers signal appetite for timely, informative news amid COVID-19

Insight is generating record engagement as the ophthalmic sector seeks to keep updated and informed on how the rapidly evolving …

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Tools, training, time: The pillars to myopia care

With an expanding patient group, effective interventions and a strong research-base, the conditions are ripe for optometrists to make myopia …

Optometry Australia slashes membership fees to ease economic headwinds

Optometry Australia (OA) has cut its membership fees in half for optometrists joining or renewing with their state division by …

RANZCO: Looking to the future at the 51st Annual Scientific Conference

Coinciding with half a century of RANZCO, the 51st Annual Scientific Conference played host to lectures on a wide variety …

COVID-19: Eviction freeze on tenants unable to pay rent

The National Cabinet has announced a moratorium on evictions for the next six months for commercial tenancies in financial distress …
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BOC Instruments has introduced Optovue’s latest optical coherence tomography (OCT) machine to the Australian market, combining numerous ophthalmic diagnostic functions …

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One in 10 Australians spend more than 10 hours per day looking at a screen, according to findings of a …

Updated occupational optometry guide to help curb eye injuries

Optometry Australia (OA) has produced a free occupational optometry and safety eyewear guide to help eyecare professionals prevent patient injuries …

Novartis pursues PBS listing for Beovu  

Novartis is working to ensure its newly-approved drug Beovu is accessible via the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) at the earliest …

Zeiss At Lisa tri family IOLs satisfy key performance measures

A meta-analysis of scientific studies evaluating Zeiss’ At Lisa tri family intraocular lenses (IOL) has offered new insight into its …

Medical device industry expert joins Aussie OCT company

Melbourne-based OCT manufacturer Cylite has appointed accomplished medical device industry figure Ms Kylee Hall to its executive team as it …

Warby Parker launches its own contact lens

US-based online retailer of prescription spectacles Warby Parker has entered a new section of the ophthalmic market with its own …