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Diabetes-related vision loss rising at ‘alarming’ rate

A new study has shown that instances of visual impairment due to diabetes increased more than 60 per cent worldwide in the span of two decades. Read more »

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Ophthalmology amongst most common clinical specialties

Ophthalmology has been listed amongst the 20 most common specialties for employed clinicians in a recent report on the medical workforce. Read more »

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New partnership encourages glaucoma medication adherence

Glaucoma Australia has partnered with digital medication adherence company MedAdvisor to promote and support glaucoma patient compliance. Read more »
Dr Berkay Ozcelik holding the specially developed hydrogel film

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Progress for new corneal disease treatment

A new corneal disease treatment said to be more effective than a corneal transplant is set to progress to human trials next year. Read more »

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Fish consumption could reduce DR risk

A longitudinal study has indicated that consuming fatty acids found in oily fish such as salmon could reduce risk of diabetic retinopathy (DR) in older patients. Read more »
The MyOptique acquisition includes the business’ house brands, such as London Retro

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Pending acquisition set to expand Essilor’s reach

Essilor International has agreed to acquire a business that will further expand its online footprint. Read more »

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Peri-ocular ring sweetens Allergan acquisition

Allergan has moved to acquire a biotechnology eye-care company and its new peri-ocular ring product. Read more »

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Optometry trust invites grant applications

Applications are now open for optometry training and education grants of up to $10,000. Read more »

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Double-digit growth for Specsavers Australia and New Zealand

Specsavers’ global revenue rose 5.8% to £2.2 billion (AU$3.7 b) in the 2015–16 financial year. Read more »
(L – R) Dr David Andrews (RANZCO), Peter Larsen (Specsavers), Dr Bradley Horsburgh (RANZCO), Charles Hornor (Specsavers) and Dr Russell Bach (RANZCO) at the signing

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RANZCO and Specsavers establish historic collaboration

In an unprecedented collaboration for the eye-health sector, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) and Specsavers Australia and New Zealand have announced a project that brings together the expertise of ophthalmologists and optometrists to provide more effective and efficient patient care pathways and improve eye-health outcomes. Read more »

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Practices failing to sell: Optometry NSW/ACT

The NSW/ACT branch of Optometry Australia will hold a seminar in mid-August targeted to optometrists seeking to sell their practice. Read more »

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RANZCO elects new president

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) has elected Associate Professor Mark Daniell to be its new president. Read more »
Victorian Governor Ms Linda Dessau (second from right) was a special guest at the anniversary event

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Eye donation service celebrates 25th anniversary

Melbourne’s Lions Eye Donation Service has celebrated its 25th anniversary and reached another milestone of 7,500 corneal transplants. Read more »

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Research reveals how cornea responds to damage

New research on how corneal cells behave could lead to better treatments for vision impairment and blindness. Read more »
Dr Joseph Ciolino holding the drug-eluting contact lens

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Contact lens effectively delivers glaucoma medication

A new contact lens treatment delivery system could improve outcomes for glaucoma patients who struggle with eye-drop medication. Read more »

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