Bionic Eye Moves Towards...

IRIS II, a bionic eye system developed by Pixium Vision, is to be clinically trialled at Moorfields Hospital in the United Kingdom and, subject to CE mark approval, may move into commercialisation... More

Size Matters?

One discussion that continues to rage is the ‘big’ versus ‘small’ RGP contact lens debate. Scleral lenses have, over the past few years, become rather trendy. But where in the ... More

Digital Technologies: Impact on ...

By Damien Paillé    New technologies and the use of digital media are undeniably changing the postural and behavioural patterns of users, however, there is still little data on... More

Cataract Surgery: A Practical...

Dr. Jay Yohendran     Patients are increasingly knowledgeable about cataract surgery and their expectations for visual outcomes are on the rise... More


Optical Dispenser Numbers Disputed

Approximately 2,400 qualified optical dispensers are currently practicing in Australia, according to Grant Hannaford, the former Vice President of the Australian Dispensing Opticians Association (NSW) and...   Read More


Vale: Dr David Wilson

Dr. David Alan Wilson, one of Australia’s leading educators in optical dispensing, who took his expertise to many countries, passed away in Sydney late last week. Most recently, Dr. Wilson was Senior...   Read More


Specsavers Stores Break Through $2.5m Average

Specsavers has announced that its Australian stores are now averaging more than AU$2.5 million per annum in sales revenue, with a total of 76 Australian Specsavers stores reporting an annual sales revenue of...   Read More