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JulEYE aims to stop preventable blindness

The successful eye health campaign JulEYE will be returning again next month, this time with a focus on raising money for research projects aimed at ending preventable blindness. Read more »

Australian optometrist ‘Queen of Myopia Control’

Australian optometrist Ms Kate Gifford has received the inaugural British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) President’s Award for Contact Lens Excellence. Read more »

Campaign compares lenses with dragonfly

Younger Optics ANZ has revealed a creative marketing campaign that will be a dramatic departure from anything it has previously produced. Read more »

New optical business to focus on millennials

A new optical retailer targeting Australia’s burgeoning millennial customer base will be launched in the last quarter of 2017. Read more »

Australian online optical retailer aims to disrupt market

A group of entrepreneurs is seeking to raise $3 million to “revolutionise” the Australian eyewear market with a disruptive business model targeting optometry practices. Speqs, a Perth-based start-up has issued an Information Memorandum (IM) to potential investors with the aim of raising the capital to complete the development of its virtual try-on technology. Read more »

Luxottica collections released in Australia

Luxottica has released the latest collections from a host of its high profile brands. Read more »

Plan for second National Eye Health Survey

The Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) and Vision 2020 Australia are planning a second National Eye Health Survey (NEHS) to track the progress being made in reducing blindness and vision impairment in the country. Read more »

Men urged to take care of their eyes

Medicare statistics published by Optometry Australia (OA) have indicated men are neglecting the health of their eyes to the detriment of their overall wellbeing. Read more »

Industry disruptor adds European brand to range

Melbourne-based online optical supplier Spectacle Warehouse Australia Distribution (SWAD) has added a new European brand to its range. Read more »
Lyndell Lim, associate professor

Charitable donation supports eye research

Australian Associate Professor Lyndell Lim has been awarded seed funding to help develop a screening program and clinical database to improve the care of pregnant women with diabetic retinopathy. Read more »
Lyn Brodie, Optometry Australia incoming CEO

Optometry Australia appoints new CEO

Optometry Australia (OA) has selected a new CEO, nearly four months after long-term incumbent Ms Genevieve Quilty stepped down in February. Read more »

Australian researchers reveal how we process visual cues

University of Queensland (UQ) scientists have used advanced electrical recording techniques to uncover new information about the way our eyes compute the direction of moving light. Read more »


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