1. Prescribe the Lens to the Patient

    Jessica Chi | 27 January 2016

    These days it is easy to fall into the trap of fitting the patient to the contact lens, rather than fitting the contact lens to the patient writes Jessica Chi. We are lucky to be practising optometry in a time where lens options seem endless. Within soft... Read More

  2. B2B Ordering Has Never Been Easier

    Melanie Kell | 25 November 2015

    Ordering frames, lenses and frame and lens packages has never been quicker, easier or more fool-proof thanks to the plethora of online B2B systems developed by Australia’s eyewear suppliers. These are supported by standardised frame and lens terminology ... Read More

  3. Low Vision Care Through a Glass Darkly?

    Dr. Alan Johnston | 24 November 2015

    Low vision care attracts only passing interest from the ophthalmic professions despite its essential support for vision impaired patients and the distinguished clinical contributions made by Australian researchers. Back in the mid-1950s, optometrist Professor ... Read More

  4. Myopia Control: My Take on It

    Margaret Lam | 24 November 2015

    In the first of our new column on patient management, Margaret Lam provides her take on myopia control and the personal care factor. Over the years, I’ve found that one of the things that motivates me in my professional life is a desire to look after my ... Read More

  5. Focus on the Future: Looking to 2016

    mivision | 24 November 2015

    As 2015 draws to a close, mivision asked members of the eye care and eyewear profession about their expectations for the year ahead. There’s no doubt that the Federal Government review, currently underway, of items included in the Medicare Benefits... Read More

  6. Living with Ushers: Personal Persective Part II

    Edan Chapman with Michelle Hauschild | 27 October 2015

    In the October issue of mivision we introduced Edan Chapman, “a Deaf and slowly going blind professional photographer”. Edan was born profoundly Deaf as a result of Usher syndrome, with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) stealing his sight from the age of... Read More

  7. Nerdzilla Strikes Again!

    Melanie Kell | 28 September 2015

    There couldn’t be a better time for Andrew Hogan to be on this planet. A nerd since the day he was born, he’s living the dream as an optometrist, craft beer brewer, father and broadcaster of the ABC podcast Nerdzilla, in an era when – thanks ... Read More

  8. Patient Anxiety

    Melanie Kell | 26 August 2015

    Studies show that for most of us, the fear of going blind is the greatest fear of all. It stands to reason then that when you manage a patient with a serious eye condition, you will have to manage their anxiety as well. mivision asked some of... Read More

  9. New Beginnings The Time is Right

    Alan Saks | 26 August 2015

    Alan Saks is well respected and known to optometrists in Australia from his regular speaking engagements at conferences around the country and in New Zealand for his ‘In Contact’ column. We’re now proud to announce that he has joined the... Read More

  10. Professor Nathan Efron AC

    Melanie Kell | 28 July 2015

    QUT research optometrist and prolific author Professor Nathan Efron AC was recently made a Companion in the General Division of the Order of Australia. He is the first member of the optometry profession to receive this most prestigious honour that recognises... Read More

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