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Dates confirmed for dispensing conference roadshow

This year’s Specsavers Dispensing Conference (SDC) roadshow will visit four cities over six days next month, while the event’s locations have also been confirmed. Read more »

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Landmark robotic eye surgery trial a success

Researchers performing robot-assisted retinal surgery have achieved equal or in some cases better results than a control group of surgeons using the traditional approach. Read more »

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Millions to fund expansion of retinal camera program

The Federal Government has provided an additional $2.5 million to fund retinal cameras and training for an extended eye health program servicing Indigenous Australians. Read more »

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SILMO Sydney to be first major show in 2019

The dates for the next SILMO Sydney have already been revealed, with the optical fair set two run two weeks ahead of the new combined O=MEGA19 event. Read more »

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Stapleton recognised for research with Collin Medal

UNSW’s Professor Fiona Stapleton has been named the first female recipient of Optometry Australia (OA)’s H Barry Collin Research Medal. Read more »

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Australian uni releases major report on corneal surgery

Flinders University has released a major report on an innovative vision-restoring procedure that it says will assist surgeons in making critical decisions when using corneal grafts. Read more »

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Optometry Victoria congress takes new JV approach

Optometry Victoria (OV) and ODMA have revealed they will join forces to create a new optical event next year that they hope will become the largest education, eyecare and eyewear event in Australia. Read more »

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Partnership to establish national diabetic eye screening program

Diabetes Australia (DA) has partnered with the Federal Government and a number of eyecare organisations to establish a national diabetes eye screening program. Read more »
New BHVI and BHVI Foundation CEOs Yvette Waddell and Amanda Davis

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Naidoo departs Brien Holden, new leadership confirmed

Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) CEO Professor Kovin Naidoo has parted ways with the NGO, after 20 years with the organisation. Read more »

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Australian research finds oranges could prevent late AMD

People who eat oranges every day are 60% less likely to develop late age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to an Australian study. Read more »

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New sunglass range targets active presbyopes

Australian eyewear company BZ Optics has released a type of active sunglasses that feature small bi focal readers moulded to the rear of the lens. Read more »

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George & Matilda hit 50 practice milestone

The recent acquisition of three practices in NSW and Victoria has seen George & Matilda Eyecare reach 50 locations nationally, just over two years after the business was formed. Read more »

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Migraines found to affect deep ocular structures

A study has found that migraine headaches significantly affect deep ocular structures, including the ganglion cell layer, retinal nerve fibre layer and choroid. Read more »

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Millions of Australians risking unnecessary vision loss

More than seven million Australians over the age of 40 are currently experiencing eye problems but haven’t had them assessed by eyecare professionals, Specsavers-commissioned research has found. Read more »

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RANZCO elects new president

RANZCO has elected the first female president in its history, with Dr Heather Mack set to assume the role at the college’s congress in November. Read more »

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