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Iconic low vision charity rebrands

Guide Dogs Australia has rebranded to better communicate the breadth of services it provides to people with low vision or …

Public MIGS funding a step closer for iTrack in Australia

Nova Eye Medical has announced an application to secure public funding for its iTrack ab-interno canaloplasty as a standalone minimally …

Anti-VEGF becomes most expensive drug on PBS

The Australian government spent more than $610 million on anti-VEGF treatments during the past year, with aflibercept (Eylea) leapfrogging a …

Ophthalmologist backs fruit juice losing ‘lofty’ five-star health rating  

Eye Doctor and 2020 Australian of the Year Dr James Muecke has weighed into the debate over a major change …

Sydney researchers identify improved topical therapy for microbial keratitis

An ongoing clinical study in Sydney has uncovered an alternative topical therapy to treat microbial keratitis in lieu of the …

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Advances in treating corneal disease

Advances in corneal research and development are shifting the landscape, potentially making transplantation of donor corneas – and even corneal …

A frame is not just a frame

Patients look to optical dispensers for their expertise when it comes to finding the best fitting frame. And the prescription …

Tussling with a tight turnaround

When a former lens specialist bought his first optometry practice in early 2020, he set himself the ambitious task of …

Optometry webinar to shed light on keratoconus and dry eye registries

A free webinar for optometrists managing keratoconus and dry eye patients will explain how they can access one of the …
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Eliminating inefficiencies and never-events in cataract surgery

Ensuring correct intraocular lens selection is a labour-intensive process fraught with risk and the potential for human error. Queensland surgeon …

Man regains sight after world-first artificial cornea implantation

A 78-year-old bilaterally blind man has regained his sight after being implanted with what is reportedly the first artificial cornea …

Australia a snug fit for Safilo’s optical objectives

Australia was a shining light for global eyewear supplier Safilo last year. But the company holds even greater hopes for …

Clinical trial results reinforce potential new treatment for DME

Novartis has announced positive findings from its the Phase 3 trial assessing the efficacy and safety of Beovu (brolucizumab) to …

Safilo marks Carrera milestone with best-seller relaunch and exclusive Australian models

Safilo is celebrating the 65th anniversary of its proprietary eyewear label Carrera with a relaunch of its most iconic designs.

Menicon collaborating with smart contact lens developer

Japanese contact lens manufacturer Menicon has signed a joint development agreement with a US firm producing the world’s first augmented …

CooperVision releases toric multifocal for distinct patient cohort

In July this year, CooperVision Australia and New Zealand added a toric multifocal to its extensive family of Biofinity contact …