Australian researchers have featured prominently in research efforts that have determined no genetic link between myopia and primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). Read more
Australia’s first myopia management survey has revealed single‐vision distance spectacles are the mainstay of myopia correction in school‐aged children, despite awareness among practitioners of the potential effectiveness of other interventions. Read more
Researchers from the UK have developed a genetic test capable of predicting an individual’s risk of developing childhood myopia. Read more
The Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) has signed a licensing agreement that will see its algorithms for tracking and estimating refractive error incorporated into a world-first instrument for myopia management. Read more
ASX-listed Visioneering Technologies (VTI) has signed a sales and distribution deal with Japan’s largest contact lens company, mapping a path into the lucrative European market. Read more
New cases of incorrectly dispensed atropine formulations have prompted calls for eyecare professionals to make annotations to scripts in order to prevent further misunderstandings among pharmacists. Read more
O=MEGA PREVIEW: Menicon Australia will be introducing the newest addition to the Miru family of contact lenses.The company will launch Miru 1day UpSide, the first and only silicone hydrogel daily disposable contact lens incorporated with the manufacturer’s Smart Touch technology. Read more
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.