To celebrate the upcoming Orthoptics Awareness Week, Orthoptics Australia is partnering with Insight to publish a five-part feature article series focussing on the role of orthoptists in paediatric eye health. Read more
A new RANZCO-hosted webinar series, introduced in response to COVID-19, is in high demand, with more than 200 professionals tuning in weekly to hear leading Australian and New Zealand experts discuss the latest evidence-based practices in ophthalmology. Read more
A biopharmaceutical company that is developing cheaper anti-VEGF treatments for major global markets, including Australia, has reported positive results from a Phase 3 clinical trial for its Lucentis biosimilar. Read more
New research into occupations that have an increased risk of COVID-19 exposure has shown that eyecare professionals face a higher threat than most other professions. Read more
Specsavers founders Mr Doug and Dame Mary Perkins have featured in Britain’s 2020 Rich List, alongside an optical businessman who sold his contact lens company to CooperVision for more than AU$1 billion. Read more
Wife of the late Fred Hollows, Ms Gabi Hollows, has paid tribute to leading ophthalmologist Dr Pararajasegaram, affectionately known as Dr Para, a friend and colleague since 1977. Read more
A new open-access paper providing a comprehensive analysis of evidence-based myopia management could equip optometrists to better manage future cases including when to modify or cease care. Read more
Zeiss is offering Australian eyecare professionals a free weekly webinar series, including a live Q&A, on advanced biometry and its impact on cataract surgery outcomes. Read more
Designs For Vision (DFV) is reducing the cost of contact tonometer probes to encourage safer work practices amid concerns that some eyecare professionals may re-use the single-use probes. Read more
Prime Creative Media continues its Engine Room series, offering complimentary resources to companies to help navigate the COVID-19 crisis.
John Murphy, CEO Prime Creative Media, offers this guide on the dangers of ‘going dark’ in times of crisis, and how to drive a strategy to maintain or even increase market share as the economy recovers.