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Vanuatu first Pacific island nation to eliminate trachoma

The Fred Hollows Foundation has welcomed the World Health Organization’s (WHO) confirmation that Vanuatu has ended trachoma as a public …

TGA registers Vabysmo to treat two primary causes of vision loss

Roche Australia has announced the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has registered Vabysmo (faricimab) for the treatment of neovascular or …

Lions Eye Institute opens permanent clinic in Perth’s east

A state-of-the-art Lions Eye Institute clinic has opened in Midland, ensuring people in Perth’s eastern corridor have access to high …

Australian surgeon spearheads global canaloplasty data registry

Australian ophthalmologist Dr Nathan Kerr has spearheaded the development of a global data registry to collect prospective, multicentre, longitudinal data …

COVID casts doubt on target to stamp out trachoma

Three optometrists have been recognised for their contribution to indigenous eye health but meeting a target to stamp out trachoma …


The orthoptist’s role in vision and driving

Australia’s Fitness to Drive criteria has been updated with input from the ophthalmic sector. NERYLA JOLLY details key changes and …

Workforce squeeze: solving the front-of-house optical staffing shortage

Attracting and retaining optical dispensers and other front-of-house staff has become increasingly difficult in 2022. Insight spoke to several industry …

ProAccounts integration with Optomate Touch eliminates optical stock management burden

The time it takes to introduce new optical stock into the practice management system is the bane of independent optometry. …

Eyewear company joins fashion industry in environmental pact

Italian eyewear company Safilo Group has joined The Fashion Pact, a global coalition of more than 60 companies in the …
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New study answers key questions about HOYA myopia lens

Hoya recently unveiled results of a six-year follow-up clinical study on its MiYOSMART lens, marking the longest study on a …

Device Technologies touts myopia management portfolio

With two market leading diagnostic solutions for progressive myopia diagnosis and ongoing disease management, Device Technologies has a solution for …

OptiMed has myopia management covered

Myopia Expert 700 – a trusted partner for myopia management With axial length being the critical measurement in myopia management, …

Why this Melbourne practice chose ZEISS for its premium lens offering

Five-practice optometry business Eye Trend, based in Melbourne’s east, discusses the transformative impact of introducing ZEISS lenses as it sought …

Cylite embarks on crucial scale-up

The transition into production and sales is proving a pivotal moment for Australian OCT manufacturer Cylite, as the company embarks …

Hoya’s new range of occupational lenses meet growing demand

Hoya Vision Care Australia and New Zealand has launched a new range of occupational lenses which provide enhanced visual fields …

New Transitions campaign focuses on UV and blue light protection

A new Transitions Optical campaign highlights how its lenses help to protect eyes from UV rays and blue light, in …
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