Eclipse Bordeaux, one of the most popular frames in the 1990s, has been brought back by Australian eyewear company Modstyle. Read more
Prominent Australian Ms Ita Buttrose has used a National Press Club address to reveal alarming new data showing that 47,000 more Australians will experience severe vision loss or blindness if a Medicare rebate cut for intravitreal injections is given the green light. Read more
New figures have revealed that optometry graduates have among the highest rates of full-time employment compared with other sectors, sparking debate over future workforce supply that will increase significantly once the first set of graduates emerge from optometry schools in Western Australia and Canberra.
Three Australian academics in a group of global myopia experts have contributed to a collection of white papers presenting the latest research, recommendations and updates in the field.
Orthoptics Australia (OA) is marking its annual awareness week with a five-article series, featuring orthoptists who are advancing eye research and contributing to innovative models of care across the country. Read more
The Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC) is returning in 2021 in a hybrid format, featuring virtual sessions and live events across five cities, commencing later this month. Read more
New Australian research has revealed that many optometrists are struggling with their mental health, with those in the early stages of their career particularly susceptible. Read more
Essilor’s ‘See More Do More’ advertising campaign is running for a second year to educate consumers about the range of lens technologies available to meet their lifestyle needs and encourage them to visit a local optometrist. Read more
Australia’s first clinical trials of an investigational gene therapy for dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has commenced at the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA). Read more
A new cataract surgery survey conducted through RANZCO has reaffirmed the gulf between the private and public systems, as well as a snapshot of surgeons’ perceptions of Snellen acuity and controversial simultaneous bilateral cataract procedures. Read more