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Search Results - November 2018

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Dispensing shake up predicted after years of inactivity

The Australian Dispensing Opticians Association (ADOA) has defended itself against accusations of lethargy, despite conceding it needs to be more active. Read more »

Raindrop Inlay: Australian recall after ‘corneal hazing’

A recall notice has been issued for the Raindrop Corneal Inlay in Australia amid concerns over corneal hazing. Read more »

Indigenous eye health gap to close by 2020

Rates of blindness and vision loss among the Indigenous population are expected to align with the national rate within two years and coincide with the elimination of trachoma, a new report has revealed. Read more »

O=MEGA19 unveils keynote speakers and sponsors

The organisers of next year’s O=MEGA19 have announced the keynote speakers as well as new sponsors for the inaugural event. Read more »

Global ophthalmic nursing conference announced

The unveiling of a world-first global ophthalmic nursing forum was the highlight of a groundbreaking Nursing Day Conference at this year’s RANZCO Scientific Congress. Read more »

App targeting childhood myopia to launch Australia

An app that manages screen time to mitigate myopia onset in children will soon be available to the Australian market. Read more »

Breaking News
RANZCO ‘apologises unreservedly’ to Indigenous ophthalmologist

RANZCO leaders have offered an unreserved apology to Australia’s first Indigenous ophthalmologist and vowed to undergo cultural sensitivity training after a series of meetings at this week’s Scientific Congress. Read more »

Optometry ‘chain’ placed under Administration

Five optometry practices face an uncertain future after their operating company was placed into administration. Read more »

Allergan gives $300,000 to Glaucoma Australia

A $300,000 donation from Allergan will help Glaucoma Australia (GA) expand patient support staff numbers and other services to meet the 12-fold increase in demand it has experienced this year. Read more »

Bionic eye partially restores sight in four Australians

Four blind people have had their vision partially restored following clinical trials of bionic eye technology in Melbourne. Read more »

LEI and Monash Uni partnership sealed with new appointment

The Lions Eye Institute (LEI) and Monash University have established a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focused on increasing collaboration between West Australian and Victorian researchers. Read more »

Scleral lens with ‘healing’ cells to treat cornea wounds

An Australian researcher has developed a scleral contact lens containing specialist cells that promote the healing of corneal wounds. Read more »


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