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Teaming up with a SBM Sistemi – a dry eye innovator

BOC Ophthalmic Instruments forged a new alliance with Italian ophthalmic device manufacturer SBM Sistemi four years ago with a focus on innovative dry eye devices. As TONY COSENTINO explains, the relationship has advanced at a rapid pace and there’s more to come in 2021.

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175 years of Zeiss


From pioneering surgical microscopes and slit lamps, to a precision spectacle lens featuring point-focal imagery, Zeiss has an incredibly rich history in optics and ophthalmology. Insight traces its story from a modest workshop in Germany to global tech company.

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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

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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