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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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Visioneering Technologies targets $11.1 million in new financing

ASX-listed medical device company Visioneering Technologies (VTI) is aiming to raise up to $11.1 million in new capital after securing fresh commitments from lead investors. Read more »

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UNSW seeking applications for PhD scholarships

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) School of Optometry and Vision Science is currently seeking applications for 10 different Scientia PhD scholarships in eye health. Read more »

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Research suggests tears could be used to detect glaucoma

A new research project examining the proteins that circulate in the eye’s fluids has the potential to pave the way for a test to diagnose glaucoma that doesn’t rely on intraocular pressure. Read more »

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Menicon obtains first European approval for OrthoK lens

The world’s first orthokeratology (OrthoK) contact lens to secure European regulatory approval for myopia control will be available to the Australasian market early next year. Read more »

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ACOD and Canberra University enter training partnership

The Australasian College of Optical Dispensing (ACOD) has forged a new alliance with University of Canberra to offer the ACT’s first locally facilitated dispensing workshops. Read more »

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Orthoptics Australia wins rights for international conference

Orthoptics Australia (OA) will host the profession’s international conference in 2024, marking 30 years since it was last held on Australian shores. Read more »

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