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Centre for Eye Health celebrates its first 10 years

The Centre for Eye Health (CFEH), located on the Kensington Campus of the University of New South Wales (UNSW), celebrated …

Save Sight Institute’s 2019 KeraClub meeting optimistic and upbeat

KeraClub is a community event organised by the Save Sight Institute (SSI) to link keratoconus (KC) patients with researchers and …

INXS star becomes Glaucoma Australia’s newest ambassador

When Annie Gibbins became CEO of Glaucoma Australia (GA) two years ago, never did she fathom the prospect of fighting …

Hoya secures ‘VIP status’ for Australian border checks

Australian border officials have granted Hoya Lens Australia a special status that will reduce red tape and smooth the supply …

Australian-developed test could reveal progression of eye melanoma

A blood test developed at the University of Queensland (UQ) is able to differentiate between a life-threatening melanoma of the …


CooperVision’s MiSight receives FDA approval, to launch in 2020

CooperVision has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its MiSight 1 Day Contact Lens for …

New pathway for diabetic retinopathy treatment found

Researchers have identified a new link between diabetes and sight loss that has the potential to lead to new treatments …

Bionic eye advances at 2019 Gerard Crock lecture

The results of more than a decade’s work on a bionic eye were showcased in Melbourne for the Centre for …

Phantom vision: Common but neglected

Imagine the following scenario: You are 66 years of age, vision-impaired and at home. You enter the bathroom and are …
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ODMA unveils latest board appointees for upcoming term

Internationally recognised optometrist joins George & Matilda


New Specsavers report shows impact of eye health strategies

George & Matilda recognised for outstanding growth


Transitions launch new point-of-sale materials

Australian Society of Ophthalmologists announce new president

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German manufacturer licenses BHVI algorithms for new device

The Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) has signed a licensing agreement that will see its algorithms for tracking and estimating …

Specsavers Clinical Conference returns for eighth edition

This year’s event will be held over 7–8 Septber at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, and will continue the …

Sydney Airport embraces new tech for blind travellers

Aria’s technology works via an app on any iOS or Android device. The user beams live footage to an Aira …

QEI to open new Brisbane clinic by July

The institute has signed a lease for approximately 520sqm of space in a new medical centre, located in Brisbane’s northern …

Mobile eye health van seals partnership with public hospital

Under the agreent, CQ Health will run eye clinics from the IDEAS Van facilities at its Gladstone and erald hospitals …

Save Sight Institute IP case delayed

The complicated legal dispute, which began in 2013, has been adjourned until Septber after ObjectiVision applied to change its claim, …

Optometrist reprimanded for missed brain tumour

A New Zealand optometrist has been reprimanded after it was found his negligence led to him missing a brain tumour in a six-year-old boy, leaving the patient almost blind.