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  1. Rodenstock Road TÜV Certification

    mivision | 28 July 2017

    Rodenstock has become the first lens manufacturer worldwide to offer TÜVcertified driving lenses. TÜV Rheinland, an independent global organisation, has tested and guaranteed products for safety and quality for almost 150 years. TÜV Rheinland... Read More

  2. Bailey Nelson Opens Doors to Joint Venture

    mivision | 28 July 2017

    Australia’s optometric landscape is shifting, with independents increasingly attracted to franchise and joint venture models, attracted by administrative, supply chain and marketing support. Bailey Nelson has announced a joint venture model to attract... Read More

  3. Vision 2020 Proposal to Close Gap by 2020

    mivision | 28 July 2017

    Continued and targeted efforts are required to ensure equity in eye health and vision care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, according to Carla Northam, CEO of Vision 2020 Australia. Vision 2020 Australia, in collaboration with 14... Read More

  4. Retinal Findings in Premmie Babies

    mivision | 28 July 2017

    A Swedish study has found that retinal development was abnormal in children born extremely prematurely. The children studied had a significantly thicker central macula and both rod and cone function were significantly reduced compared to children born at... Read More

  5. World First: A/Prof. Chandra Bala Laser-Lens...

    mivision | 28 July 2017

    Ophthalmologist and Clinical A/Professor Chandra Bala (M.Sc. Hons, MBBS Hons/PhD) has become the first ophthalmologist to use a cataract surgery laser to remove an artificial lens arising from cataract surgery complications. Intraocular lens (IOL)... Read More

  6. FHF Launches Eye Disease Simulator

    mivision | 28 July 2017

    The Fred Hollows Foundation has launched an online tool on hollows.org to help people around the world understand how life might look if they developed one of three eye diseases that account for the majority of avoidable blindness - cataracts, glaucoma and... Read More

  7. SOVS Awards High Achievers

    mivision | 28 July 2017

    Professor Fiona Stapleton, Head of the School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales has acknowledged the efforts of her students at the annual prize and scholarship awards evening, in Darling Harbour Sydney. Addressing the students,... Read More

  8. CyPass Micro-stent Long-term Results

    mivision | 28 July 2017

    Studies have found that CyPass Micro-Stent implantation to treat open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in conjunction with cataract surgery, resulted in minimal complications and reduced IOP and IOP-lowering medication used at 12 months postoperatively. CyPass... Read More

  9. World Sight Day Challenge 2017

    mivision | 28 July 2017

    The annual World Sight Day Challenge is just around the corner and once again, Optometry giving Sight is encouraging eye care professionals to get behind the initiative. The Challenge will run throughout October – with World Sight Day being celebrated... Read More

  10. Patient Preference: Multifocal CLs

    mivision | 28 July 2017

    Almost all patients prefer the newest multifocal contact lenses over their habitual lenses, according to two studies, one on patient satisfaction with the Bausch & Lomb Ultra for Presbyopia multifocal CL and one on Alcon Dailies Total 1. Each found 90 per ... Read More

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