EssilorLuxottica GrandVision deal

EssilorLuxottica completes GrandVision deal

EssilorLuxottica has completed the acquisition of optical retail giant GrandVision, ending uncertainty sparked by a legal ruling that granted the eyewear giant the option to walk away from the €7.3 billion (AU$11.2 billion) deal altogether. Read more

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Sexual harassment: could you be liable?

Sexual harassment has received a lot of media attention in recent months. Managing cases in the workplace can be challenging. Avant’s SONYA BLACK explains what it is and employers’ legal obligations. Read more

Wodonga Specsavers optometry regional

Graduating in the COVID era

Deciding to practise in a regional community can expose new optometrists to a variety of pathology and lifestyle opportunities. Two graduates discuss their decision to go regional, and the most important factors when it came to choosing their employer.

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Going green: sustainability in the optical sector

Corporate commitment to environmental sustainability in optical manufacturing is on the rise, and it’s having a trickle-down effect to greener thinking at the practice level. Insight looks at how the optical sector is taking steps to reduce its footprint. Read more

Eyetelligence system AI

Artificial intelligence: eyecare’s friend of foe?

Eyetelligence is a new Australian-developed AI system helping clinicians screen for three types of eye disease. PROFESSOR MING HE – the clinical expert behind the software – discusses why optometrists should embrace the technology and its potential in other health fields.

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