Queens birthday honours 2021

Eyecare professionals recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours

RANZCO’s first female president has joined a Sydney ophthalmologist, one optometrist and an orthoptist in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours …
‘Quinlivan’ Research Grants glaucoma research

2021 Glaucoma Australia ‘Quinlivan’ Research Grants applications now open

Glaucoma Australia (GA) has opened the applications period for its annual ‘Quinlivan’ Research Grants program, with a funding pool of …
Glaukos preserflow microshunt

Glaukos announces TGA approval of late-stage glaucoma implant

Glaukos has secured Australian regulatory approval for the Preserflo MicroShunt, offering late-stage glaucoma patients a more elegant surgical alternative to …
Safilo sustainability

Invoicing and sun lenses: Safilo forges ahead with sustainability goals   

Global eyewear giant Safilo is continuing to press ahead with its sustainability agenda with the introduction of electronic invoicing in …
Carbal Medical Services in Toowoomba and Warwick

KeepSight message tailored to Darling Downs region

Diabetes Australia (DA) has joined forces with an Indigenous-run health organisation to promote the KeepSight eye check reminder program in …


Eyetelligence system AI

Artificial intelligence: eyecare’s friend of foe?

Eyetelligence is a new Australian-developed AI system helping clinicians screen for three types of eye disease. PROFESSOR MING HE – …
Surgical Treatment and Rehabilitation Service STARS orthoptics australia

Technology and digital integration

BREANNA BAN is a senior orthoptist at a new specialist public hospital in Queensland with a digital first strategy. She …
Dr Ranjay Chakraborty myopia research Flinders Caring Futures Institute

Link between screen time, myopia and sleep in Aussie study

An optometrist’s research at Flinders University has established a link between myopia and poor sleep quality due to increased screen …

Gail Giordani appointed to head Zeiss Vision Care ANZ

Zeiss has announced former managing director of Carl Zeiss Vision South Africa Ms Gail Giordani will head its vision care …
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Prednefrin Forte shortage – TGA approves alternative product

Allergan has secured regulatory approval for an alternative product to address a Prednefrin Forte shortage in Australia.

Operating in a new dimension with 3D visualisation

A new era in ophthalmic surgery has dawned with the emergence of 3D visualisation systems. Surgeons discuss how Alcon’s latest …

Modules turn slit lamp into a complete dry eye assessment

BOC Ophthalmic Instruments has introduced two new slit lamp modules that add digital capabilities to the device, as well as …

Modstyle announces return of Eclipse Bordeaux – after two decades

Eclipse Bordeaux, one of the most popular frames in the 1990s, has been brought back by Australian eyewear company Modstyle.

A new precedent in peripheral pathology detection

Optos’s ultra-widefield imaging systems are renowned for some of the most superior views of the retina, but the company recently …

Rethinking what’s possible with the enVista IOL

Bausch + Lomb’s latest version of the enVista monofocal recently became available to Australian and New Zealand surgeons along with …

Essilor campaign returns to support independent practices

Essilor’s ‘See More Do More’ advertising campaign is running for a second year to educate consumers about the range of …