1. The Digital Realm

    Alan Saks | 26 March 2017

    So-called ‘digital lenses’ – a category that was unknown just a few years back – are fast moving from niche products to becoming a mainstream consideration for prescribers and dispensers. The digital lens category is a focused spin-off ... Read More

  2. Form, Fashion & Function

    Alan Saks | 29 January 2017

    Eye care practitioners and patients alike are faced with a plethora of spectacle lens design choices. Making the correct decision through informed choices is critical for a number of important reasons. Hi, my name is Alan and I’m a presbyope. This may... Read More

  3. Maximising Vision: Lenses For Children

    Jim Papas | 25 November 2016

    Parents all want the best for their children’s learning, health and development. When their optometrist says, “your child needs to wear spectacles” it’s natural that they can feel confused and overwhelmed, especially if this is the... Read More

  4. Driving Lenses Making Drivers Safer on Our Roads

    Jim Papas | 28 October 2016

    Driving has become essential to modern day living. With the increased number of cars on the road, average commute times are lengthening, which means the time spent driving is also on the rise. Good eyesight is essential for safe driving – even a small... Read More

  5. Unpacking the Intelligent Sun Lens

    mivision | 28 October 2016

    Designed by ophthalmologists and optometrists to enhance the eye’s anatomical characteristics and visual functions, Transitions Drivewear is a feature packed sun lens that delivers multiple unique wearer benefits. Transitions Drivewear is the... Read More

  6. How Do Your Patients Rate Their Vision?

    Jim Papas | 28 September 2016

    Looking back, as a young pre-presbyope optometrist, I did not fully appreciate how annoying presbyopia is…until I found myself developing the condition.In the case of our patients it is no less annoying and I know that most – if not all –... Read More

  7. Transitions Lenses: Protecting from Harmful Blue...

    mivision | 28 September 2016

    The impact of Ultra Violet (UV) light on our bodies is well understood worldwide. Less understood, but rapidly gaining attention, is the effect that harmful blue light can have on our eyes.   Harmful blue light, also known as High Energy Visible... Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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