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COVID-19 detected after eye exams of asymptomatic patients

A new study has revealed the potential for asymptomatic carriers who have passed COVID-19 triage to leave traces of viral …

NSW optometrists only require mask in hotspot zones  

Health authorities have updated mask advice for optometrists in New South Wales, which now only applies in hotspot areas as …

Queensland surgeon performs first-of-kind cataract technique   

Gold Coast ophthalmologist Dr Nick Andrew has completed Australia’s first procedure with the Zeiss miLOOP lens fragmentation device, which he …

CooperVision ANZ unveils new webinar speakers

Renowned international contact lens researcher and educator Professor Philip Morgan will offer his expertise to address contact lens drop out …

Australian glaucoma trial set to expand after vitamin B3 success

Daily doses of vitamin B3 can lead to significant improvements in glaucoma patients who are also receiving regular treatments to …

Features

Aussie study targets at-risk relatives of glaucoma patients

Preliminary results of a study targeting the most at-risk relatives of glaucoma patients suggest approximately 38% have the disease or …

Topcon acquires Henson perimeters

BOC Ophthalmic instruments will remain as the Australian distributor of Henson perimetry devices after they were sold to Japanese ophthalmic …

New range of breath shields developed for Zeiss instruments

Zeiss has expanded its breath shield offering to cover additional devices and support eyecare professionals in their efforts to achieve …

MDFA brings forward research grant applications date  

The next round of Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA) Research Grants has been brought forward, with the applications period opening …
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Updated cleaning tips for Humphrey Field Analyzer devices

Zeiss has released updated cleaning guidance for its Humphrey Field Analyzer (HFA) perimetry devices, with a focus on air circulation …

Zeiss unveils HFA3 software upgrade

Ophthalmic device manufacturer Zeiss has announced the Australasian release of the v1.5.2 software update for the Humphrey Field Analyzer 3, …

CooperVision introduces new toric multifocal to local market

CooperVision Australia and New Zealand has unveiled its highly-anticipated Biofinity toric multifocal contact lens this week, providing more than 200,000 …

Good Optical Services introduces new innovative dry eye products

Good Optical Services is the Australian distributor of NuLids, a doctor directed at-home dry eye treatment, as well as the …

B+L CapsuleGuard reduces posterior capsule rupture

In cataract surgery, the Bausch + Lomb (B+L) CapsuleGuard irrigation and aspiration (I/A) handpiece is said to provide more degrees …

Luxottica secures license renewals for two Italian luxury brands

Luxottica Group has renewed its exclusive licensing agreements with Italian luxury fashion labels Dolce & Gabbana and Versace until the …

New progressive from Hoya

Over the coming months, Hoya Australia will launch its latest progressive lens, the Hoyalux ID Myself.