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Search Results - December 2017

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Florey Medal awarded to prominent ophthalmologist

One of Australia’s most prestigious scientific awards has been awarded to molecular ophthalmologist Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy for her pioneering gene therapy research. Read more »

Millennials worst offenders for eye health

Vision loss is the ailment Australians fear more than any other, yet eye health messages are being ignored – especially by millennials – according to new research conducted by Guide Dogs NSW/ACT. Read more »

Military tech used to identify eclipse-shaped eye damage

A woman who viewed the US solar eclipse earlier this year without protective glasses has been left with permanent crescent-shaped damage over one of her retinas that matches exactly the shape of the sun at the time of the eclipse. Read more »

Profit driven health funds concern ASO president

The new president of the Australian Society of Ophthalmologists (ASO), Dr Peter Sumich, has criticised “profit driven” private health insurers, accusing them of putting shareholders ahead of patients. Read more »

Eye research nabs $14.2m in government grants

Australian ophthalmic researchers have received more than $14.2 million in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants. Read more »

Ophthalmologists hopeful of positive outcome for MIGS

The type of treatment options available to thousands of Australians with glaucoma could be decided this month, after the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) met recently to assess whether micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) devices should receive their own MBS number. Read more »

Macular Disease Foundation CEO departs

The long-time CEO of the Macular Disease Foundation Australia, Ms Julie Heraghty, has stepped down after 13 years in the position. Read more »

Brain Foundation grant awarded to eye researcher

A Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) scientist will grow brain tissue using stem cells as part of his Alzheimer’s-related research funded by the Brain Foundation (BF). Read more »

Global recognition for Australian-made lens

An Australian designed and manufactured fundus lens has been accepted as an international standard item of ophthalmic equipment. Read more »

CooperVision acquires contact lens supplier in $100m deal

The Cooper Companies has added a leading provider of orthokeratology, specialty contact lenses and oxygen permeable rigid lens materials to its growing portfolio of myopia management-related businesses. Read more »

Research revelations and treatment advice highlight SCC6

Part two of LEWIS WILLIAMS’ report on the sixth Specsavers Clinical Conference documents some of the engaging and thought-provoking presentations from the second and final day of the programme. Read more »

Technology update: is the equipment market maturing?

Following recent launches of new imaging equipment along with significant software and technology enhancements, COLEBY NICHOLSON asks whether the market is beginning to mature. Read more »


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