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Search Results - June 2019

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Privacy concerns after computer theft from Specsavers store

Specsavers-owned computer equipment containing private patient details has been stolen from a storage facility during refurbishment works at a Queensland store. Read more »

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Almost $1 million contributed to bionic eye project

The Federal Government has awarded almost $1 million in funding to support the development of a business plan for bionic vision technology. Read more »

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LEI appoints respected WA business leader to board

The Lions Eye Institute (LEI) has appointed experienced scientist, geologist and award-winning business executive Dr Erica Smyth to its board of directors. Read more »

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Rodenstock Group completes refinancing package

The Rodenstock Group has announced that it has completed a refinancing of its senior debt facilities, with a new term loan of €395 million (AU$647 m) maturing in seven years. The company has also secured a new revolving credit facility of €20 million (AU$32 m). Read more »

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US optical industry voices opposition to tariffs

Several US-based vision organisations have, in a joint letter, warned that the US Government’s proposed tariffs on optical related goods could have a damaging impact on the sector. Read more »

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Fair Work refuses to budge over optometry pay awards

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has held firm in its view regarding pay Awards coverage for optometry support staff, in a move that could have financial and legal repercussions for many practices. Read more »

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Optometry Medicare freeze lifted: 1.6% patient rebate increase

The Federal Government has maintained its pre-election promise to reinstate Medicare indexation, ending an almost seven-year freeze on rebates for optometry care. Read more »

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TGA clears latest soft contact lens for myopia control

Australian eyecare professionals now have access to MYLO, one of the world’s few soft multifocal contact lenses specifically for myopia control, after regulators approved the product earlier this month. Read more »

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Selfless eye doctor claims top Western Australian community award

Dr Angus Turner, an ophthalmologist dedicated to improving eyecare services for people living in regional and remote communities, has been recognised at the recent Western Australian of the Year Awards. Read more »

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Glaucoma patients pose crash risk, despite passing eye test

Glaucoma patients are at least five times more likely to be involved in a motor vehicle crash compared with others in the same age group, despite meeting legal driving requirements, a new study has found. Read more »

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AMD implant shown to be safe and successful

Recently published results have shown the safety and effectiveness of a slow release medication implant designed to treat neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Read more »

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Contact lens manufacturers raided

The Japan Fair Trade Commission has raided the offices of several contact lens manufacturers for alleged breaches of the country’s antimonopoly laws. The Japan Fair Trade Commission has raided the offices of several contact lens manufacturers for alleged breaches of the country’s antimonopoly laws. Read more »

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“Fresh blood” helps reunite dispensing associations

Australia’s two largest optical dispensing associations, which have gradually drifted apart since industry deregulation, have agreed to settle their differences and reunite. Read more »

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Five eyecare professionals recognised in Queen’s birthday honours

Five Australian ophthalmologists have received awards as part of the 2019 Queen’s birthday honours list, including two researchers from Lions Eye Institute (LEI). Read more »

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Rural and remote medicine seeks subspecialty status

The Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine (ACRRM) has begun the process of gaining recognition for ‘Rural Generalist Medicine’ as a specialised field within general practice. Approval of the specialisation is expected to help rural doctors address the diverse healthcare needs, including ocular issues, of remote communities. Read more »

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