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  1. A Global Pathway to Child Eye Health

    mivision | 26 March 2015

    It is widely recognised that in developing countries, children with vision impairment have fewer education opportunities. Perhaps less well known is the startling fact that a large proportion of children in developing countries die within a few years of... Read More

  2. Patient Co-management in the 21st Century

    Melanie Kell | 26 March 2015

    A patient’s ocular health can provide important indicators about their general health just as their general health can have ramifications on their vision and eyes.It makes perfect sense then, for optometrists, ophthalmologists and general practitioners... Read More

  3. Accidental Detectives

    Michelle Hauschild | 26 February 2015

    A pair of bloodied glasses at a crime scene… the victim of a freak road accident wearing blue-tinted sunglasses at night… a multiple homicide and spectacles with an unusual script. Sounds like the basis of a plot for CSI: Crime Scene... Read More

  4. 2015: Breaking into the Year Ahead

    Melanie Kiell | 30 January 2015

    To kick-start the year, mivision asked some of the leading lights of the profession about their expectations for medical science, government and the economy for the 12 months ahead. Their responses provided a fascinating insight into the immediate future of... Read More

  5. Hoya celebrates 40 Years in Australia

    Melanie Kiell | 26 January 2015

    As Hoya celebrates 40 years in Australia, mivision spoke to Managing Director Craig Chick about the company’s evolution and the unique points of difference that have driven its growth and success. Hoya was established as Japan's first manufacturer of... Read More

  6. Caring for Kid's Eyes

    Annette Hoskin | 26 November 2014

    Each year it is estimated that up to 5.7 million children worldwide suffer an eye injury.1 While many of these injuries are minor and the child makes a full recovery, vision loss or blindness occurs in 12–14 per cent of cases.2,3 With 90 per cent of eye ... Read More

  7. Behavioural Optometrists Optimising Growth and...

    Melanie Kell | 26 November 2014

    Behavioural optometrists and ACBO Accredited Vision Therapists take a holistic approach to treating a diverse range of children’s vision problems that may be due to developmental delay or a result of injury or disease. Using individualised vision... Read More

  8. Orthoptists the Secret Weapon for Child Eye...

    Melanie Kell | 26 November 2014

    On any given day, an orthoptist is likely to find themselves partnering with families and children to guide them through common conditions such as amblyopia and strabismus, or more complex conditions associated with systemic disease, disability and diseases... Read More

  9. Luke Skywalker, Yoda, the Dark Side and… Contact...

    Margaret Lam | 28 October 2014

    In the October issue of mivision, optometrist Margaret Lam described corporate optometry’s increasing hold over Australia’s contact lens landscape.Likening the contact lens market to the Death Star from Star Wars, independent optometrists to the... Read More

  10. Yoda, Luke, the Dark Side and… Contact Lenses

    Margaret Lam | 26 September 2014

    In the first of a two-part series, we consider corporate optometry’s offensive into the contact lens market... ahead of exploring strategies for independents to regain ground or work in a complementary way with the corporate optometry model. A long time ... Read More

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