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Prof Konrad Pesudovs recognised with prestigious AAOF award

UNSW’s Professor Konrad Pesudovs has become the 12th Australian to be awarded the American Academy of Optometry Foundation Glenn Fry …

New national safety and quality standards apply to optometrists

Federal Health Minister Mr Greg Hunt has launched a new set of standards to improve the care patients receive in …
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UNSW PhD candidate creates video to share with patients for World Sight Day

Mr Jeremy Chiang, a PhD candidate at the School of Optometry and Vision Science at UNSW, has created a short …
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Rules for the vaccinated and unvaccinated in NSW optometry practices from 11 October

New rules requiring optometrists and practice staff to be fully vaccinated to continue working in Greater Sydney came into effect …

Siblings treated with Luxturna gene therapy in Australian first (video included)

Teenage siblings from Sydney with an inherited retinal disease have become the first in Australia to receive the Luxturna ocular …


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An orthoptic-led glaucoma clinic

An orthoptic-led glaucoma clinic at the Sydney Eye Hospital that is managing low risk and stable patients is helping to …

Hoya and Haag-Streit’s new alliance brings one-two approach to myopia

Ophthalmic lens manufacturer Hoya Vision Care Australia & New Zealand and ophthalmic equipment maker Haag-Streit have announced a strategic partnership …
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Hoya unveils new Hi-Vision SUN Pro Coating to local market

Hoya Vision Care Australia & New Zealand has announced the launch of its new Hi-Vision SUN Pro lens coating which …

Duty of care and urgency of referral

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Silverstone’s optomap-guided OCT improves patient management

Safilo eliminating palladium use in new sustainability deal


George & Matilda Medispces North Lakes

Two Queensland practices join George & Matilda

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Cylite continues to grow and launches new website

Ivantis to pay Glaukos US$60 million in MIGS patent settlement


MIDO postponed until 2022

Zeiss to host APAC January Summit – virtual

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Victorian optometrists to administer COVID-19 vaccines

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre O=MEGA21 cancelled

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Long wait finally over for Melbourne optometrists


TGA approves Luxturna gene therapy


Melbourne elective surgery limited to most urgent cases

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Transitions breakthrough polarised lens lauded at Silmo Paris

Transitions XTRActive Polarized has taken out the Silmo d’Or award in the Vision category at the leading international optics tradeshow, …

Ikervis ciclosporin eye drop now PBS-listed

Pharmaceutical firm Seqirus has announced that its new therapy Ikervis is now available via the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), making …

Date changes for O=PEN HOUSE events

The O=PEN HOUSE multi-state equipment showcase convened by four of Australia’s leading ophthalmic equipment suppliers has pivoted to accommodate changing …

The mandate minefield – COVID vaccines for staff and patients

Policymakers are facing growing calls to mandate vaccines for health workers, as well as ancillary staff. But whether this will …
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Australian-made HP-OCT to hit the market

Melbourne company Cylite is putting the final touches on its Hyperparallel-OCT (HP-OCT) ahead of its official launch next month. The …
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Digital integration saves hospital time and money

A major Sydney eye clinic that sees 130 patients a day has gone paperless and completely digitised the way it …

Transitions Optical launches new extra dark lens range

Transitions Optical is releasing two new technologies in its extra dark photochromic lens range, Transitions XTRActive Polarized and Transitions XTRActive …