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  1. Made in Australia Shaan takes on the Lens...

    Michelle Hauschild | 26 November 2014

    It has been a long road, but for the independent, family-owned – and proudly Australian – lens lab company Shaan, the process of updating its lens laboratory with world-class Satisloh equipment is finally complete For Shaan Managing Director Aaron ... Read More

  2. Get Smart Wearable Devices Coming Our Way

    Melanie Kell | 26 November 2014

    Addicted to Google Glass… Really? You bet. The first case has been reported in the USA and there will be more to follow as Google Glass, and many other smart wearable devices make their way to market.According to the experts, by 2020, smart wearables... Read More

  3. Device Technologies Expands

    Melanie Kell | 26 November 2014

    Device Technologies’ new state-of-the-art facility in Belrose, on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, will enable ophthalmologists and optometrists to experience the latest technologies in situ within a realistic surgical or optometric practice... Read More

  4. Future Proofed OCT

    Carey Hazelbank | 26 September 2014

    Ophthalmologists and optometrists considering investing in OCT need to understand the strengths and weaknesses of the technology, and how it complements fundus imaging and other diagnostic tests that contribute to a complete eye exam. Optical coherence... Read More

  5. The Changing Standards for Eye Protection

    Annette Hoskin | 26 September 2014

    An eye injury can have a devastating effect on a person’s social and occupational opportunities – yet the vast majority are preventable. New Australian Standard guidelines for eye and face protection are part of a wider strategy to protect... Read More

  6. Zeiss, A New Digital Solution

    Andrew Lin | 23 August 2014

    Digital devices have taken over our lives. Today, nearly all Australians own either a smartphone or a tablet and nearly 80 per cent of 25 to 40-year-olds own and use at least one digital device.1 It’s true to say most of us would be utterly lost without ... Read More

  7. Winter Lens: Finding the Solution

    Trevor Inglis | 29 July 2014

    Winter weather brings with it unique vision challenges, including reduced contrast on overcast days and glare caused by rain. Tints and polarised lenses can provide the solution by blocking harmful UV rays, reducing glare and increasing contrast sensitivity.... Read More

  8. UWF and OCT: Maximising the Advantages

    Chris Pooley | 23 June 2014

    Ultra-widefield imaging technology and OCT provide undisputed clinical advantages for patient management. The trick is to schedule carefully so that neither patient nor practice is inconvenienced. In 2009, while in third year optometry at UNSW, I attended a... Read More

  9. Progressive Addition Lenses: The Next Evolution

    Vivien Chiang | 29 April 2014

    In the quest to develop the perfect progressive addition lens (PALs), lens designers at Hoya have turned their attention to enhancing asphericity distribution across the whole lens and to creating a lens evaluation process that takes into account the... Read More

  10. Maximising OCT Benefit A Survey

    Melanie Kell | 26 March 2014

    Results from a recent Australian survey has identified that patient care might be improved – simply because optometrists are not taking the opportunity to get the most from their OCT. The way an eye health professional uses technology is not necessarily ... Read More

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