Specsavers Recruitment Services (SRS) has announced the launch of a new app that acts as a notification, engagement and organisational tool to improve the way the company connects with locum optometrists across Australia. Read more
A new website specifically created to identify and celebrate leading optometric researchers worldwide boasts more than 40 Australians, including one of the website’s co-creators. Read more
Advances in glaucoma stent technology far outstripped the Medicare schedule early on, creating a disconnect that had far-reaching consequences. As Australia marks World Glaucoma Week this 7-13 March, Insight traces the turbulent MBGS journey that’s now considered an ophthalmology success story.
Transitions Optical is giving away 200 VISA gift cards valued at $50 each to eyecare professionals that register and complete education modules as part of its relaunch of the Transitions Plus portal. Read more
A new study has found that ill-fitted face masks can cause either visual field artifacts – which may be interpreted as glaucoma progression – or low test reliability in standard automated perimetry (SAP) tests. Read more
Australian researchers have been at the fore of the largest genetic study of glaucoma that has identified 44 new genetic variants that may lead to new treatment targets. Read more
An Australian software solution that measures visual fields on multiple platforms, including iPad, has now been translated into a browser-based interface, making it compatible with common IT equipment. Read more
The inventor of the Essilor’s pioneering Varilux progressive lens has died in Paris at the age of 94. Read more
Advances in corneal research and development are shifting the landscape, potentially making transplantation of donor corneas – and even corneal surgeons – obsolete in future. RHIANNON BOWMAN investigates the homegrown projects leading the way. Read more
When a former lens specialist bought his first optometry practice in early 2020, he set himself the ambitious task of completing a renovation within a week before re-opening under his new ownership.