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Zeiss opens phaco training centre in India

Medical device manufacturer ZEISS has joined forces with the Christoffel Mission for the Blind (CBM) to establish a new cataract surgery training centre in India. Read more »

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Tissue created from stem cells used to improve vision successfully

Researchers have claimed a breakthrough following the successful use of stem cells to repair eye tissue and improve vision among patients with limbal stem cell deficiency. As part of the project, organ donor stem cells were used to create tissue, which was then transplanted to patients as part of a randomised clinical trial. Read more »

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Link between blindness and schizophrenia

Australian researchers may have identified a surprising connection between blindness and mental illness, according to a recently published study. Read more »

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Human eye growth stages uncovered by Australian researchers

The eye’s lens undergoes two distinct growth phases during a person’s life, Australian researchers have confirmed following the most comprehensive study ever conducted into the weight of the human eye. Read more »

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Asia enrolments prevalent in world-first myopia program at UNSW

The University of New South Wales’ (UNSW) world-first program for myopia management has attracted 13 students, with a large proportion coming from Asian countries. Read more »

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Mobile eye health van seals partnership with public hospital

The Indigenous Diabetes Eyes and Screening (IDEAS) Van has forged a new partnership with the Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CQ Health), in a move set to bring eyecare closer to home for hundreds of patients. Read more »

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New director commences at Centre for Eye Research Australia

The Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) has welcomed its new leader Professor Keith Martin, marking the beginning of a new chapter for the organisation. Read more »

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‘Conservative’ $11.5m sought for optometry in 2019 Budget

The government should reinstate biennial Medicare rebates for initial examinations for middle-aged patients, Optometry Australia (OA) has declared in its 2019 Federal Budget submission. Read more »

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Warnings about using smartphones in eye examinations

Researches have cautioned clinicians who use smartphone cameras to diagnose eye disease to check their settings or else risk misdiagnosis. Read more »

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Sight For All silent on Oscar Wylee charity claims

Australian eye health charity Sight For All has gone silent on its dealings with the optical chain Oscar Wylee, following revelations that several of the retailer’s philanthropic marketing claims had been called into question and refuted. Read more »

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Researchers engineer self-clearing glaucoma drainage device

US biomedical researchers have developed a self-clearing glaucoma drainage device that uses vibration technology to disperse harmful micro-organisms. Read more »

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Vision impaired shooting takes to the global stage

Vision impaired (VI) shooting’s governance has changed hands, with World Shooting Para-sport including the category at several upcoming events. Read more »

Lenses
Determining minimum lens blank size

Selecting the right lenses is critical to correctly fitting glasses. LEIGH ROBINSON explains how some simple measurements can ensure the right size lens blanks are chosen every time. Read more »

International
Media links Lasik complications with 11 suicides

US ophthalmologists are attempting to quell fears after a series of media reports linked laser eye surgery complications with the self-inflected death of a prominent TV weather presenter and several other patients. Read more »

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European court approves off-label Avastin use for AMD following extended legal battle

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled the drug Avastin can be used off-label to treat eye disease, thwarting further attempts from competing drug company Novartis to block it from the European market. Read more »

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