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Vale Dr Tony Adams – revered academic optometrist ‘will be missed’

University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry has paid tribute to well-known Australian expatriate Dr Tony Adams, who died on …

Survey to paint a clearer picture on eyecare nurse workforce

Australia’s nurses are at the centre of a survey that will create a snapshot of the eyecare nurse workforce and …
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Run to raise funds for QEI electrodiagnostic machine

Queensland Eye Institute (QEI) ophthalmologist Associate Professor Anthony Kwan is running in the Bridge to Brisbane to raise funds towards …
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre O=MEGA21 cancelled

Delta disruption: O=MEGA21 cancelled, Eyecare Plus conference postponed

O=MEGA21 organisers have cancelled the event scheduled for September 2-4 in Melbourne, stating that it would have been unwise to …
Sydney lockdown eye appointments

MDFA responds after NSW health chief says eye checks can be deferred  

NSW chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant’s use of eye appointments as an example of activities that can be deferred …


Infrared light could replace injections for macular oedema

A clinical trial at Sydney Eye Hospital is evaluating the safety and efficacy of using infrared light to treat macular …
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Reaching new depths with iTrack

MIGS has triggered a shift in the glaucoma paradigm, enabling surgical intervention that bridges the gap between medical management and …
Low vision school curriculum DR SUE SILVEIRA

Low vision – readiness for school

Vision impairment is a disability of access. DR SUE SILVEIRA explains how orthoptists help children overcome these barriers to participate …
Flinders University Professor of Ophthalmology Jamie Craig

Clinical trials imminent for glaucoma genetic test

Australian researchers have led the development of a promising new genetic test for glaucoma that can potentially identify 15-times more …
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CooperVision has announced that Australian optometrists can now fit an even greater number of astigmatic patients in a premium silicone …
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New paper sheds light on myopia control axial length targets

A new paper comparing axial elongation differences among untreated myopes, myopes fitted with a control contact lens and emmetropes has …
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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 …