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Internationally recognised optometrist joins George & Matilda

Gerry & Johnson Optometrists, owned and operated by renowned Australian clinical optometrist and researcher Dr Kate Gifford, is the latest …

Artificial Intelligence: Will it replace ophthalmologists?

Ophthalmology’s lead role in the medical use of artificial intelligence (AI) and its future role in the profession were among …

Zeiss gifts ‘gold standard’ optical biometry device to Indigenous eye clinic

Carl Zeiss Meditec has donated its latest generation optical biometry device to the Indigenous Diabetes Eyes and Screening (IDEAS) Van.

Artificial intelligence used to diagnose uveitis

Artificial intelligence is being used to extract hidden information from retinal images of patients with birdshot uveitis, in a hope …

Afghan refugee and optometrist recognised in Deakin Alumni awards

A Deakin optometry graduate, who fled his war-torn homeland for Australia and has gone on to change lives through philanthropy, …

Features

Power compensations in prescription dive masks

A common misconception when glazing dive masks is that the refractive index of water needs to be compensated for. GRANT …

The red reflex: Effective screening or false security?

With the invention of the ophthalmoscope in 1851 came the red-reflex test, which has since been used for the early …

Orthoptics Australia restructures for the future

Following a successful national conference in Sydney, Orthoptics Australia’s (OA) new president will oversee measures designed to bring the organisation …

Australia’s Cylite promises the next generation OCT

An Australian company is taking on the giants of ophthalmology with its own OCT device. LEWIS WILLIAMS looks at what …
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Experienced Brisbane-based ophthalmologists Dr Mark Donaldson and Dr Michael Hogden will periodically travel Cairns to consult and operate at Cairns …

Fresh cash injection for KeepSight diabetes eye screening program

Health Minister Mr Greg Hunt made the announcent on Sunday to mark the beginning of National Diabetes Week. The funding …

UNSW researcher claims American Academy of Optometry award

Mobeen was the recipient of the Joe and Janet Barr Early Career Cornea and Contact Lens Research Award, which grants …

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 …

New joint venture turns fishing nets into sunglasses

The first project between the online eyewear retailer and conservation group will see a 600m net, which WFF-Australia purchased last …

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 …

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