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Sascha Spencer with Ashish Agar: Image courtesy of NRHA

Prominent ophthalmologist recognised for mentor work

The vice president of the Australian Society of Ophthalmologists, Dr Ashish Agar, has been recognised by the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) for his work supporting rural medical students. Read more »

History made with Australia’s first Indigenous ophthalmologist

Australia’s first Indigenous ophthalmologist completed his formal training yesterday, blazing a trail that he hopes others will follow. Read more »

New CEO for Vision 2020 Australia

Former optometrist and senior public servant Ms Judith Abbott has been appointed CEO of eye health organisation Vision 2020 Australia. Read more »

Specsavers sales top $4.6 billion

Global sales for Specsavers optometry and audiology stores topped £2.61 billion (AU$4.67 b) in 2017/18, a £340 million (AU$609.11 m) increase on the previous year. Read more »

Unproven stem cell treatments prompt RANZCO warning

The rise of private stem cell clinics offering unproven therapies has prompted RANZCO and Stem Cells Australia to launch a patient information resource for people considering the controversial treatments for eye conditions. Read more »

Injunction against stem cell clinic that blinded patients

The US FDA has sought a permanent injunction against a stem cell clinic that left three of its patients blind, in an attempt to prevent them from marketing stem cell products without its approval. Read more »

Transitions reveals new brand identity

Transitions Optical has revamped its image with a new logo and tagline, which the company says is the first step in a process to rejuvenate the brand’s identity. Read more »

Australian eye hospital recognised at international conference

The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (Eye and Ear) has been awarded Best Poster at the World Association of Eye Hospitals (WAEH) 2018 annual meeting. Read more »

Chance to shape optometry’s future

Optometry Australia (OA) is set to host a series of workshops in capital cities around Australia to receive feedback and concepts related to its Optometry 2040 initiative. Read more »

Brien Holden partnership to deliver specialty contact lens

Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) has formed a new partnership with a leading US hybrid specialty contact lens company, to help deliver an advanced, customised vision correction for myopes and presbyopes. Read more »

Australians at forefront of eye banking achievement

An Australian contingent of eye bankers has spearheaded the creation of the world’s first global agreement on the ethical use of human eye tissue. Read more »


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