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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Charging into the Year of Opportunity

    Melanie Kell | 26 November 2013

    According to the Chinese horoscope, 2014 is the year of the horse, a year for good fortune, a year for charging ahead. mivision spoke to members of the eye care professions to find out what they’re planning and hoping to achieve in the coming 12 months. ... Read More

  7. Australian Bionic Eye Takes Global Lead

    Melanie Kell | 28 October 2013

    A ground-breaking bionic eye that could provide vision to people with optic nerve damage is expected to be trialed in Australia next year. Called the ‘Gennaris’ the device will enable people – even those who do not have eyeballs – to... Read More

  8. Pearls of Wisdom

    Michelle Hauschild | 29 September 2013

    Sometimes we can be so focused on what we think are insurmountable challenges to our business and profession that we don’t take the time to look at what’s happening for others. There is a lot to learn from practice building techniques utilised by... Read More

  9. Sensational Spring: The Dreaded Dry Eye Season

    Melanie Kell | 26 August 2013

    Spring is such a sensational time of year… but spare a thought for the four million Aussies and one million Kiwis suffering dry eye, a condition further exacerbated by the warm breezes and pollens that mark the season… chances are some of them... Read More

  10. Changing Lives: Eye Didn’t Know That!

    Mark Cushway | 26 August 2013

    A vision-screening program that is to be implemented in primary schools around Australia has the potential to change the future for all of our children. Transitions Optical has partnered with Optometry Giving Sight (OGS), and practicing optometrists in local... Read More

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