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Search Results - Tech, November 2016

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New dimensions in eye care with virtual reality technology

As technology progresses, so too do the capabilities of modern healthcare. STEPHANIE CHAN explores some of the ways in which the optical professions are harnessing virtual reality to improve eye health. Read more »

New glucose-sensing contact lens developed

Researchers have developed a new contact lens that can detect glucose in tears, paving the way for a non-invasive method of measuring blood sugar levels. Read more »

3D mirror scanner begins public trials

A new mirror-based 3D scanning system designed to assist optical dispensers fit custom eyewear has begun public trials with retail opticians in Europe. Read more »
Julie Heraghty, MDFA CEO

Rebate needed for ongoing OCT scans: MDFA

The Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA) has called on Medicare to extend its rebate on optical coherence tomography (OCT) scans. Read more »
Vision At Home developer Dr William Yan (pictured middle) celebrates with the other 2016 Google Impact Challenge winners

Eye-health initiative wins in Google Impact Challenge

A project designed to improve eye-care access in remote and regional communities has been named a winner in the Google Impact Challenge. Read more »

'Reboot' could cure amblyopia

Researchers have discovered a new technique that could help cure amblyopia in humans by 'rebooting' the eyes. Read more »

CSIRO trial sees GPs combat diabetic retinopathy

CSIRO has announced a telehealth trial that will see GPs screening patients for diabetic retinopathy (DR). Read more »

New UTS Orthoptics Clinic opens

A new Orthoptics Clinic was opened on 9 November at the University of Technology Sydney's (UTS) Graduate School of Health.  Read more »
The new debit card has a larger font and tactile indicators

Major bank releases accessible debit card

ANZ has introduced a new debit card with accessible features to make banking easier for its vision-impaired customers. Read more »


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