Long-time Lions Eye Institute (LEI) ophthalmologist and medical researcher Professor Bill Morgan has been appointed managing director of the organisation. Read more
Optical dispensers are being urged to complete a 15-point survey ahead of a crucial forum later this month, when attendees will debate ways to raise standards across the profession to pull it into line with international counterparts. Read more
Johnson & Johnson Vision has announced the Australian availability of the new monofocal TECNIS Eyhance intraocular lens (IOL). In a first for the category, the company claims the new device allows patients to experience high quality vision at both intermediate and far distances.
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has held firm in its view regarding pay Awards coverage for optometry support staff, in a move that could have financial and legal repercussions for many practices. Read more
The Lions Eye Institute (LEI) has appointed experienced scientist, geologist and award-winning business executive Dr Erica Smyth to its board of directors. Read more
Specsavers-owned computer equipment containing private patient details has been stolen from a storage facility during refurbishment works at a Queensland store. Read more
Dr Angus Turner, an ophthalmologist dedicated to improving eyecare services for people living in regional and remote communities, has been recognised at the recent Western Australian of the Year Awards. Read more
Australian eyecare professionals now have access to MYLO, one of the world’s few soft multifocal contact lenses specifically for myopia control, after regulators approved the product earlier this month. Read more
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) School of Optometry and Vision Science is currently seeking applications for 10 different Scientia PhD scholarships in eye health.
ASX-listed medical device company Visioneering Technologies (VTI) is aiming to raise up to $11.1 million in new capital after securing fresh commitments from lead investors.