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  1. The March of Myopia

    Annette Hoskin | 28 July 2015

    The incidence of global myopia is escalating sharply. People with high myopia, generally classified as greater than -5 dioptres, are at increased risk of retinal detachment, cataracts, glaucoma and blindness. With almost 20 per cent of university-aged people... Read More

  2. The Patient Pathway Health Professionals Working...

    Melanie Kell | 24 June 2015

    Dr. Arthur Karagiannis was the ophthalmologist who led the notorious glaucoma management legal case against Optometry Board Australia (OBA). Yet ironically, this former President of the Australian Society of Ophthalmologists (ASO) and now Vice President of... Read More

  3. Depression: The Dark Side of Vision Loss

    Melanie Kell | 25 May 2015

    An estimated one-third of older adults with vision loss report clinically significant depressive symptoms.1 Hardly surprising when you consider that in a recent Galaxy survey 47 per cent of Australians ranked loss of sight as the number one health concern,... Read More

  4. The Changing Face of Continuing Professional...

    Melanie Kell | 30 April 2015

    Five years ago, continuing professional development for optometry was preferred but not required. Five years ago, optometrists had around 300 CPD activities a year to choose from.Today optometrists can complete more than 750 online and in print courses,... Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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