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Search Results - News, April 2017

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Australians find cause of incurable rare eye disease

A team of Melbourne scientists has taken the first steps towards to curing a rare eye disease that leads to a gradual loss of central vision. Read more »

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Vision 2020 makes 10 proposals to productivity commission

More funding, ophthalmic telehealth services and the introduction of electronic patient record systems are among 10 proposals Vision 2020 Australia has made to improve eye health in remote Indigenous communities. Read more »

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Kylie Minogue launches eyewear collection

Australian pop icon Kylie Minogue launched her new female eyewear collection – exclusive to Specsavers – at an elaborate event in Sydney last month. Read more »

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CERA wants to accelerate driverless cars

The Centre for Eye Research Australia is on the lookout for collaborators to help accelerate the development of driverless cars. Read more »

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Luxottica launches Maison Valentino

Italian fashion house, Maison Valentino has launched its first eyewear collection since signing a licence agreement with Luxottica last year. Read more »

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Government extends funding for visiting optometrists

The Federal Government has confirmed it will continue to fund the Visiting Optometrists Scheme (VOS) for at least the next three years. Read more »

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Masterclass in choldhood myopia management

The University of Melbourne has announced a new course designed to further optometrists’ expertise in managing childhood myopia. Read more »

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New vision screening program offers free tests for schools

A new vision screening program between Deakin University’s School of medicine (optometry program) and charity Essilor Vision Foundation was launched in Victoria last month. Read more »

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Majority of optoms now able to use scheduled medicines

Registration statistics released by the Optometry Board of Australia (OBA) show more than half of Australia’s optometrists are now endorsed to use schedule medicines. Read more »

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Australian researchers achieve world-beating results

IBM’s Melbourne-based research team has used cutting-edge deep learning and visual analytics technology to advance the early detection of Diabetic Retinopathy (DR). Read more »

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Aussies spend more time exposed to blue light than sleeping

Australians are spending more than two hours in front of damaging blue light emitting screens than they are sleeping, according to a recent report from Lonergan Research. Read more »

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Optometrists’ spark Apple prototype speculation

A reference to a pair of seemingly innocuous optometrists’ referrals may have accidentally given away the secret behind of one of Apple’s most closely guarded projects. Read more »

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$1000 Visa gift card up for grabs

To celebrate more than 60 years as one of the world’s largest privately-held ophthalmic lens manufacturers, Younger Optics Australia & New Zealand is giving eyecare professionals the chance to win a $1,000 Visa gift card. Read more »

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Vision 2020 opposes potential cuts to NDIS

Vision 2020 Australia has thrown its support behind Blind Citizens Australia (BCA) in a submission to the Productivity Commission’s Review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Costs. Read more »

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Tooth used to restore eyesight in radical surgery

Two Australians have had their vision completely restored thanks to a radical surgical procedure that involved sewing their teeth into their own eyeballs. Read more »

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