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Search Results - August 2016

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Diabetes-related vision loss rising at ‘alarming’ rate

A new study has shown that instances of visual impairment due to diabetes increased more than 60 per cent worldwide in the span of two decades. Read more »

Ophthalmology amongst most common clinical specialties

Ophthalmology has been listed amongst the 20 most common specialties for employed clinicians in a recent report on the medical workforce. Read more »

New partnership encourages glaucoma medication adherence

Glaucoma Australia has partnered with digital medication adherence company MedAdvisor to promote and support glaucoma patient compliance. Read more »
Dr Berkay Ozcelik holding the specially developed hydrogel film

Progress for new corneal disease treatment

A new corneal disease treatment said to be more effective than a corneal transplant is set to progress to human trials next year. Read more »

Fish consumption could reduce DR risk

A longitudinal study has indicated that consuming fatty acids found in oily fish such as salmon could reduce risk of diabetic retinopathy (DR) in older patients. Read more »
The MyOptique acquisition includes the business’ house brands, such as London Retro

Pending acquisition set to expand Essilor’s reach

Essilor International has agreed to acquire a business that will further expand its online footprint. Read more »

Peri-ocular ring sweetens Allergan acquisition

Allergan has moved to acquire a biotechnology eye-care company and its new peri-ocular ring product. Read more »

Optometry trust invites grant applications

Applications are now open for optometry training and education grants of up to $10,000. Read more »

ProDesign’s Danish heritage shines through

ProDesign remembers the stylings of Denmark’s Golden Age. Read more »

Double-digit growth for Specsavers Australia and New Zealand

Specsavers’ global revenue rose 5.8% to £2.2 billion (AU$3.7 b) in the 2015–16 financial year. Read more »
(L – R) Dr David Andrews (RANZCO), Peter Larsen (Specsavers), Dr Bradley Horsburgh (RANZCO), Charles Hornor (Specsavers) and Dr Russell Bach (RANZCO) at the signing

RANZCO and Specsavers establish historic collaboration

In an unprecedented collaboration for the eye-health sector, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) and Specsavers Australia and New Zealand have announced a project that brings together the expertise of ophthalmologists and optometrists to provide more effective and efficient patient care pathways and improve eye-health outcomes. Read more »

Practices failing to sell: Optometry NSW/ACT

The NSW/ACT branch of Optometry Australia will hold a seminar in mid-August targeted to optometrists seeking to sell their practice. Read more »


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