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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. ART: the future of Alloy-free Blocking

    Melanie Kell | 24 February 2014

    A United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) decision to phase out the global use of mercury by 2020 has ignited conversation about the future use of other materials, among them cadmium and lead, which are components of alloy. Within the eye health industry,... Read More

  9. The Drivewear Engine

    Simon Ward | 27 January 2014

    The Transitions Drivewear adaptive sun lens goes beyond initial attempts at combining polarisation and photochromics by using each of these technologies to enhance the other’s capabilities.mivision spoke to Mark Rupert, General Manager – Asia... Read More

  10. A New Photochromic Technology More Responsive in...

    Melanie Kell | 26 November 2013

    Transitions Optical has employed complex ‘Chromea7 technology’ to develop its latest generation Signature lens, which the company says, is “the most responsive everyday adaptive lenses ever”. The new Transitions Signature VII lens was... Read More

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