Roadmap falls short of 2020 target

Australia has missed its 2020 target to close the gap for vision for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders but has …

Specsavers announces plans for another four stores

After announcing five new practices last month, Specsavers has unveiled plans for an additional four locations across Australia.

GrandVision strikes new partnership to pilot online vision testing

The world’s first CE-certified online eye test that allows customers to renew glasses and contact lens prescriptions online instead of …

Atropine dose comparison shows a clear winner for myopia control

A concentration of 0.05% atropine slowed the rate of myopia progression in pre-teen children compared with two other concentrations of …

Retired federal minister appointed chair of Vision 2020 Australia

Former senior cabinet minister and Liberal Mr Christopher Pyne has been elected as chair of Vision 2020 Australia – the …

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Getting to know your product range

Choosing the frame product range can be both an exciting and stressful prospect for any independent practice. It also says …

Finding a niche with preservative-free eye drops

In the space of 23 years AFT Pharmaceuticals has gone from a home-based business to a multinational company. Its eyecare …

Tax credit strengthens Opthea’s balance sheet; follows AU$175m IPO on US exchange

Melbourne biopharmaceutical company Opthea has received an $8.5 million research and development (R&D) tax credit from the Australian tax authority …

Cornea resistant to the novel coronavirus – study

A new study has suggested the cornea can resist infection from the novel coronavirus, in findings that bode well for …
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Glaukos introduces the iprism SX

Glaukos has unveiled a new single-use surgical gonioscopy lens that is said to provide exceptional clarity with expanded views of …

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Social media giant Facebook is joining forces with EssilorLuxottica to develop smartglasses under its Ray-Ban brand.

Myopia innovations snap up Silmo d’Or awards

Hoya’s new myopia control lens and Topcon’s Myah instrument for myopia and dry eye management have taken out their respective …

Full view: Enhancing retinal pathology detection

UK-trained ophthalmologist DR OLIVER COMYN made it a priority to install a state-of-the-art imaging device when he joined a well-known …

Report finds Topcon is the #1 OCT provider

Topcon Healthcare has secured the number one position in the global optical coherence tomography (OCT) market, according to a major …