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Search Results - News, March 2017

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Contact lens company makes ASX debut

US based contact lens company Visioneering Technology (VTI) remained steady at $0.45 per share after making its first appearance on the Australian Stock Exchange yesterday. Read more »

BHVI to collaborate with Japanese lens company

Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) has announced a new research and development partnership with leading Japanese contact lens maker SEED. Read more »

Australian biotech positive after European meetings

Australian biotechnology company Opthea has received positive feedback from European regulatory agencies regarding the clinical development of its vascular growth factor receptor OPT-302. Read more »

Novel eye research into multiple sclerosis

The Centre for Eye Research Australia’s deputy director and principal investigator has received an incubator grant to continue his research on the eye as a monitor of disease activity and repair in multiple sclerosis (MS). Read more »

VA urges urges government to pass legislation

Vision Australia (VA) has urged Federal Parliament to pass the Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill to improve the education, employment and inclusion outcomes for people who are blind or have low vision. Read more »
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Virtual eyewear experience targets optical stores

Eyewear retailers have another tool in their online arsenal, thanks to new software that allows customers to virtually ‘try on’ any type of spectacles in their range while internet shopping. Read more »
BrightEdge (team 544) get underway from Kirribilli for the 30 km leg of Wild Women On Top Sydney Coastrek. Image courtesy: The Fred Hollows Foundation

Trekkers raise millions for Fred Hollows

More than $2.4 million has been raised for the Fred Hollows Foundation, after another successful running of the Wild Women On Top Sydney Coastrek event last Friday. Read more »

OA and ADA pursue greater collaboration

Senior management from Optometry Australia have hailed a meeting conducted at the OA national office with representatives from the Australian Dental Association earlier this month. Read more »
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Masterclass in childhood myopia management

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

Positive result for first SILMO Sydney

There was a positive feeling around the inaugural SILMO Sydney, despite lower than expected attendances across the three days. Read more »
Dr Klaus Ehrmann, Brien Holden Vision Institute's director of technology, describing the new instrument

Brien Holden create tech to gauge eye sensitivity

A new instrument that can accurately measure ocular discomfort and sensitivity has been developed at the Brien Holden Vision Institute. Read more »

Specsavers welcomes new graduates

Specsavers has greeted the 74 new graduate optometrists as part of its first 2017 intake with an induction at the franchise’s Port Melbourne Support Office, Manufacturing and Training Academy. Read more »


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