1. The Liberation in Blind Cricket

    Melanie Kell | 25 November 2016

    When Australian fast bowler Ray Moxly started playing ‘blind cricket’ aged 14, he felt liberated. For the first time in his life he was able to enjoy a sport that was especially designed for people with a vision impairment. The game has taken him... Read More

  2. The Unspoken Truths of Diabetes Mellitus

    Amira Howari | 28 October 2016

    Cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity are by far the largest health challenges Australians will face as our population grows older. As an optometrist, and having lived with diabetes since I was nine years old, I know there are some things your patients ... Read More

  3. Roads to Success: Building an Optometry Career

    Melanie Kell | 28 September 2016

    With at least half a decade studying optometry behind them, young optometrists are compelled to make long lasting decisions about how they want to shape their professional career. But what do they see? A narrow fork in the road? Corporate versus independent... Read More

  4. Safeguard Your Practice Before You’re Forced To

    Jessica Chi | 26 August 2016

    That Thursday began like every other day. I woke up, had breakfast, got dressed and walked to work… completely unaware of the disaster that awaited me.  I arrived at my practice and saw that the glass door I had locked up just nine hours prior had ... Read More

  5. Never Say Never

    mivision | 27 July 2016

    Dr. Jessica Gallagher will soon take off to Rio to compete in the 2016 Paralympics from 7–18 September.  A former Paralympic bronze medallist in alpine skiing, this time she is competing on the velodrome in cycling. Based on her record-breaking... Read More

  6. Size Matters?

    Alan P. Saks | 27 July 2016

    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 patient mix do they best belong?  Certain... Read More

  7. Shooting at Stars: The Story of Victor Previn

    Melanie Kell | 28 June 2016

    A childhood spent trawling through salvage sheds, using spare parts to create new inventions that were both functional and aesthetically pleasing, shaped the future of entrepreneur Victor Previn. Little did he know that when he grew up, he would become a... Read More

  8. The Spectacle of Perspective

    Melanie Kell | 24 May 2016

    Take a wok and drill, add several hundred lenses and a selection of frames, then finish with fishing line and silicone. What do you get? A sensational perspective on visual art! Zoe Selby is a budding artist with a fascination for the eye. In 2015, in her... Read More

  9. Managing Eye Health in Goondiwindi

    Melanie Kell | 24 March 2016

    Goondiwindi, on the MacIntyre River in Queensland near the New South Wales border, is best known for being home to "The Goondiwindi Grey" – that champion racehorse Gunsynd – who reigned supreme in the ‘70s. Other than that, the town of 5,600 ... Read More

  10. Managing Seasonal Dry Eye

    Melanie Kell | 24 March 2016

    A seasonal pattern associated with dry eye suggests that different mechanisms may underlie dry eye in winter versus spring months. This may lead to different approaches to treatment that include environmental manipulation, according to researchers in the... Read More

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