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Search Results - News, June 2016

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Optometrists to tee off for charity

A fundraising golf day will again be held at one of Australia’s top golf clubs in support of blindness and impaired vision prevention. Read more »
The ultra-thin solar cells are flexible enough to bend around small objects. Image courtesy: <em>Juho Kim et al.</em>

Flexible solar cells could be used in glasses frames

Scientists in South Korea have developed ultra-thin, flexible photovoltaics that could potentially be used on spectacles. Read more »

Optical dispensers outnumber optometrists: report

Optical dispensers (4,481) outnumbered optometrists (4,034) in a recently released report on the nation’s eye-health workforce. Read more »

Former govt adviser calls for health fund reform

A former government adviser has called for health fund reforms to empower consumers to make better decisions. Read more »
The pioneering surgery could help penguins who have lost their sight due to old age

Penguin undergoes cataract surgery in US

A US veterinary college has successfully performed pioneering cataract surgery that could improve the quality of life for senior penguins. Read more »

Optometrists reminded to advertise responsibly

The Optometry Board of Australia (OBA) has issued a reminder of the legal obligations optometrists must adhere to in their advertising. Read more »

Optometrist numbers continue to increase

The latest statistics released by the Optometry Board of Australia (OBA) show that the number of registered optometrists continues to rise. Read more »

AMA calls for chronic disease care reform funding

It is time for the Coalition to back its Health Care Home vision for complex and chronic care with a meaningful level of funding, the Australian Medical Association (AMA) has said. Read more »

OBA appoints new committee member

The Optometry Board of Australia (OBA) has appointed a new member to its Registration and Notification Committee. Read more »
Bill Shorten, federal opposition leader

Labor leverages Medicare privatisation fears

The Labor federal opposition is holding fast with its claim that the Coalition is hell-bent on the destruction of the Medicare health scheme. Read more »
The new Costa Rica site

CooperVision opens new contact lens facility

CooperVision has opened a new, high-volume manufacturing facility. The 9,290 sq m plant is the company's second site for manufacturing Clariti daily SiHy lenses, which are available in Australia. Read more »

Luxottica sues over Ray-Ban knock-offs

Luxottica Group is suing BCBG Max Azria over alleged infringement of its Ray-Ban Wayfarer trademark rights by using the name on its own products - said to be 'cheap knock-offs' of the iconic Wayfarer launched in 1954. Read more »


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