1. Effects of UV on Eye Health: Outdoor Photochromic ...

    Jim Papas | 26 August 2016

    The risks of UV damage to the eyes need to be discussed with every patient in the examination room at every opportunity. Australia is the land of the great outdoors in which we spend much of the year exposed to UV rays, more so than many countries, especially ... Read More

  2. Lens Coatings

    Jim Papas | 27 July 2016

    There are many lens coatings available to enhance the visual experience of your patients. As part of the eye care process, it is important for both optometrists and dispensers to take time to talk to patients about their needs and inform them of the options... Read More

  3. Reducing Eye Injury at Work and Play

    Annette Hoskin | 28 June 2016

    For many years eye protection has been kept ‘under the counter’ and out of view. Yet with so many eye injuries occurring in the home and during sports, eye care professionals have an opportunity to significantly reduce eye injuries by making... Read More

  4. Managing the Myopia Epidemic

    Jim Papas | 24 May 2016

    Advances in the technology behind spectacle lenses for myopia provide more options than ever before to correct and maintain vision. The key is to ensure customers are fully engaged in the process of spectacle lens correction so that they realise the value of... Read More

  5. Frame and Lens Packages

    Melanie Kell | 29 April 2016

    Frame and lens packages are a no-brainer for most optometric practices, reducing paperwork, freight costs and time. Plus they ensure you can keep selling stock from frame samples on display while efficiently filling customer orders. With around 30 per cent of ... Read More

  6. Digital Anti Fatigue Lenses

    Jim Papas | 28 March 2016

    Digital technology has created greater demand and stress on the eyes of patients and can result in symptoms such as eyestrain, blurred vision and difficulty in maintaining concentration. Now, more than ever, there is a need to prescribe lenses to relieve... Read More

  7. How the Automobile Led to Personalised Lens...

    Jeff Hopkins | 24 March 2016

    Personalised lens recommendations and driving vision are hot topics in 21st century eyecare. Practitioners increasingly seek out opportunities to sell multiple pairs, and deliver customised eyewear solutions to meet the full range of their patients’... Read More

  8. Lens Labs, Local Manufacturing

    Melanie Kell | 23 February 2016

    Talk to any Australian – individual or business – and they’ll all tell you they prefer to support Australian manufactured products. Yet in a highly competitive globalised economy, the cost of doing so can be high.mivision spoke to Australian ... Read More

  9. Office & Room Lenses

    Jim Papas | 27 January 2016

    Standard visual correction solutions for presbyopes and latent hypermetropes in Australia today are typically prescription readers or multifocals, with a few people insisting on hanging on to their bifocals. For most, one pair of spectacles is expected to do... Read More

  10. Passion for Performance Educating Patients on...

    Jim Papas | 27 October 2015

    When summer comes around in Australia, UV intensity peaks. That means protection against UV skin and eye damage is a must. Sunglasses should be worn by the entire population and as optometrists it is our job to educate our patients on why. So where do you... Read More

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