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  1. The New Kids on the Block…

    Melanie Kell | 29 July 2014

    In 2009 Flinders University announced it would offer an optometry course in South Australia. Three years later Deakin University launched its own condensed optometry program enabling students to emerge with a Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry in... Read More

  2. AMERA Dubai Navigate Through Change

    Mark Cushway | 23 June 2014

    Essilor’s AMERA Conference, held in the palatial halls of Atlantis in the modern oasis of Dubai, brought together 1,400 leading eye care practitioners from more than 30 countries. The setting was awe inspiring and the speakers both motivational and... Read More

  3. Ageing Eyes of Ageless Patients

    Melanie Kell | 23 June 2014

    The ‘old’ have never been so young, so healthy, wealthy and committed to making the most of life. So how do you, as an eye health professional, broach the delicate subject of their ageing eyes? In the June edition of mivision, optometrist Dr. Jim... Read More

  4. Through a Child's Eyes

    Michelle Hauschild | 29 May 2014

    Child vision: it is so much more than providing funky, fun frames and having a toy-filled waiting room. Rather, effective paediatric vision care is about fostering a cooperative, interdisciplinary approach that recognises and treats the full spectrum of... Read More

  5. Taming the Elephant Winning Back Contact Lens...

    Margaret Lam | 29 April 2014

    For the next half hour, the stranger sitting opposite me will become the most important person in my life. He will tell me about work, the joys in his life, the problems and roadblocks he faces… he will share his life’s journey. He may have no... Read More

  6. The Great Australian Design Story

    Melanie Kell | 26 March 2014

    In the global marketplace, where luxury brands can be picked up online or in-store for a song, sophisticated consumers are searching for more. A frame that defines their personality, that adds a sparkle to their mood… a frame they won’t see on... Read More

  7. Diabetic Eye Disease: The Forgotton Middle Child

    Michelle Hauschild | 25 February 2014

    A relatively small investment of funds to establish a national diabetic screening program must be a priority – or Australia will face a healthcare crisis of epic proportions, experts have warned.And they say intense lobbying efforts must be made to... Read More

  8. Millennium Development Goals and Eye Care – the...

    Stephanie Looi and Tricia Keys | 27 January 2014

    As the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals approaches we take a look at how vision impairment features in these goals and initial efforts to build a post-2015 agenda. There were great expectations about eradicating poverty and transforming... Read More

  9. Working Together to Eliminate Avoidable Blindness

    Melanie Kell | 26 November 2013

    Gabi Hollows has a goal in sight. In line with the Vision 2020 global initiative, she’s planning to eliminate avoidable blindness within the next seven years. But to do that, she needs money – and plenty of it. Specsavers has taken up the... Read More

  10. The Year That Was

    mivision | 26 November 2013

    Another year has slipped by and it is timely to reflect on the year that’s gone. What are the achievements in the Year of the Snake, that come to mind – personally and professionally? How have they prepared the eye care professions for 2014? We... Read More

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