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Search Results - September 2016

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Raw design for new Xavier Garcia frames

The Structures series from Xavier Garcia offers a stylish take on the metal frame. Read more »

RANZCO previews latest referral pathway at Specsavers event

Hundreds of optometrists were given a glimpse of RANZCO’s latest referral pathway at the recent Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC). Read more »

Doubts over state govt vision screening program

The Queensland Government has announced a children’s vision screening program but Optometry Australia has expressed reservations over the initiative. Read more »

Optometry registration fees reduced again

The Optometry Board of Australia (OBA) has reduced the national registration fee for optometrists for the fourth year in a row. Read more »

Pharmaceuticals set to drop in price

More than 2,000 pharmaceuticals used to treat common conditions, including ocular conditions, will drop in price from next month. Read more »

New optical group secures major exclusive lens partner

George & Matilda, one of Australia's newest corporate-optometry groups, has partnered with a major global lens manufacturer. Read more »
Yuniku was launched at SILMO Paris. Image courtesy: <a href="" target="_blank">Instagram/hoyalensfrance</a>

Hoya launches 3D custom-frame technology

Hoya has unveiled a new piece of optical dispensing equipment that is said to be able to overcome the current limitations of frame customisation. Read more »
Rod Sims, ACCC chairman

Intraocular lens prices under review

The Federal Department of Health is to review pricing for products on its mandated fixed-price Prostheses List, including intraocular lenses (IOL), which are inserted after cataractous lenses are extracted. Read more »
Genevieve Quilty, former CEO of Optometry Australia

Improvements needed in healthcare communication: OA

Optometry Australia (OA) has called on the Federal Government to improve digital communication systems so that patient information can be shared securely and more efficiently. Read more »
(L-R) IUIH's Adrian Carson with The Fred Hollows Foundation's Gabi Hollows and Jaki Adams-Barton at the campaign launch

New campaign encourages indigenous eye checks

A campaign has been launched to reduce rates of untreated eye disease among indigenous Australians. Read more »
Lady Cilento Children's Hospital

Behavioural optometrists barred by children's hospital

A children's hospital in Queensland has indicated it will not refer its patients to behavioural optometrists for collaborative care. Read more »

UNSW revamps optometry program

UNSW's School of Optometry and Vision Science (SOVS) has announced several changes to its optometry program. Read more »


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