Workplace bullying is a widespread problem in the medical profession and can be a difficult path to navigate for all involved. Avant’s SONYA BLACK examines how to identify it and manage complaints. Read more
Trends already shaping modern optometry were set on an even steeper trajectory with the advent of COVID-19. MS HILKE FITZSIMONS explains why Zeiss Vision Care’s future-focused products are well-positioned to support optometry during its next evolution.
A global data and analytics company has valued the 2020 intraocular lens (IOL) market at US$3.5 billion (AU$4.5 b), however the current resurgence in cataract procedures won’t offset COVID-19 revenue losses until 2022. Read more
Nova Eye Medical has published two-year data for its iTrack ab-interno canaloplasty procedure, which it says showed an average reduction in mean intraocular pressure (IOP) of 30%, irrespective of whether it was performed standalone or with cataract surgery. Read more
Haag-Streit’s new myopia management platform Lenstar Myopia is now available in Australia through distributor Device Technologies. Read more
A free webinar next month will delve into property investment for health professionals, including advice on accessing government funds for investment properties, tax benefits, and legislative changes on stamp duty. Read more
National Optical Care (NOC) will next month be launching a new division of its business that offers independent optometry practices new subscription-based buying group and managed services opportunities. Read more
The parent company of newly acquired ophthalmic device manufacturer Ellex has announced the appointment of a new CEO, with the entity officially taking over the distribution of Quantel Medical equipment in Australia this month. Read more
Differentiation and educating patients on varying lens qualities is one of independent optometry’s greatest challenges today. But an increasing number of practices are finding success with a high-precision eye measurement device that’s also raising sales by up to a third.
Organisers of Milan’s eyewear trade show MIDO have announced this year’s event will run in an online format, with the in-person edition not to take place until early 2022. Read more