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New research debunks belief myopia develops and worsens only during childhood

A new Australian research article published in JAMA Ophthalmology has found that more than a third of young adults may …

‘Risks are simply too high’: RANZCO switches to virtual-only for 52nd congress

For a third time, COVID-19 risks have prompted RANZCO to change its plans for the upcoming scientific congress, with the …

Healthia to acquire LensPro Optometrists

ASX-listed Healthia has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the eight-practice business LensPro Optometrists, securing its largest optometry acquisition …

People on the move – January 2022

Welcome to People on the move –  February 2022, Insight’s monthly bulletin to keep the Australian ophthalmic sector updated on new appointments and …

NHMRC grants recognise commercial potential of two vision-related innovations

Two vision-related innovations currently in development have received a significant financial boost as part of the Federal Government’s $15 million …

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Preschool mobility and motor skills closely aligned with good vision, study shows

Abnormal motor skills in toddlers such as grasping may be associated with poorer vision when they reach preschool age, a …

Canberra vision researchers tout ‘exercise in a pill’ for immobile people

Eye researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have identified unique molecular signals that could hold the key to developing …

Mojo Vision eyes fitness wearables market with smart contact lens

Smart contact lens startup Mojo Vision has signed strategic partnerships with leading sports and fitness brands. The company says it …

Novartis targets GA gene therapy in Gyroscope Therapeutics deal

Novartis has announced it is acquiring Gyroscope Therapeutics, the UK-based company behind an investigational dry ADM gene therapy that is …
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MIDO postponed until 2022

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Vitrectomy cutters are the fundamental tool for vitreoretinal surgeons. South Australian retinal specialist DR STEWART LAKE discusses one of the …

Oaklet Ojector a cut above

An extension of the Ahyris family of Oakley eyewear styles that feature a unique design element on the frame, the …

Zeiss systems streamline glaucoma management

In an ageing population with an increased disease burden, clinicians are seeking ways to manage glaucoma patients routinely presenting in …

Compact Touch – three-in-one ultrasound system

Compact in design and definitive in diagnosis, the new A/B/P ultrasound platform from Quantel Medical/Ellex is designed to transform views …

ISABEL MARANT embodies ‘sophisticated Parisian aesthetic’

The ISABEL MARANT Eyewear collection is designed, produced and distributed in partnership with Safilo.

Three-in-one lens tech with Serengeti sunglasses

With the 1970s spirit flowing through its veins, the Serengeti Amboy embodies the DNA, philosophy and expertise of Serengeti. Its …
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