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Search Results - August 2018

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Ophthalmic nursing standards framework established

The Australian Ophthalmic Nurses Association National Council (AONAC) has released its first professional practice standards framework. Read more »

B+L contact lens recycling program hits 140k milestone

A recycling program has diverted more than 140,000 contact lenses, lens cases and blister packs from Australian landfill since being established in July 2017. Read more »

Eyecare Plus considers affiliation with NZ-based group

Eyecare Plus Australia has taken the first steps towards a formal affiliation with New Zealand-based independent optometry group, Eyepro Marketing. Read more »

Device to launch automatic dry eye analyser

Device Technologies is set to launch a new product that can automatically diagnose various forms of dry eye in less than five minutes. Read more »

Dry Eye Symposium for SILMO Sydney 2019

Expertise Events has revealed three major initiatives it plans to feature at next year’s SILMO Sydney optical fair. Read more »

Ray-Ban to open first Australian 'concept' store

Luxottica is set to open its first Ray-Ban retail store in Australia later this year, which will showcase the nation’s largest selection of the brand’s sunglasses and optical frames. Read more »

Eye researchers big winners under new grants

Seven Australian researchers have received National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants to investigate a variety of ophthalmic diseases and conditions. Read more »

Contact lens lost in eyelid for nearly 30 years

Surgeons have retrieved a missing contact lens that had been unknowingly lodged in a woman’s upper eyelid for 28 years. Read more »

New guidelines for myopia management

The Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) has released an online tool designed to help eyecare professionals manage patients with myopia. Read more »

Congenitally blind mice have vision restored

Scientists have restore vision in congenitally blind mice by changing Müller glia in their retina into rod photoreceptors. Read more »

Funding boost for research into curing child blindness

The Federal Government has committed $3 million towards stem cell research that will in part focus on tackling blindness in children. Read more »

Save Sight Institute IP case delayed

The long-running court battle between the University of Sydney (USyd) and its glaucoma testing company spin off ObjectiVision, has been further delayed. Read more »


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