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  1. Cambodian Prince to Visit Australia for Khmer...

    Mivision | 18 April 2017

    Cambodia’s HRH Prince Sisowath Tesso will visit Australia at the end of May to attend two charity fundraising events in Australia in support of Khmer Sight Foundation and the Kim Frumar Cambodia Ophthalmology Scholarship. Funds raised from the dinner... Read More

  2. Patients Alleging Sexual Misconduct to Receive...

    Mivision | 12 April 2017

    The Medical Board of Australia (MBA) and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) will move “as quickly as possible” to strengthen protection for, and better inform, patients who allege sexual misconduct by a medical professional.... Read More

  3. Esteemed optometrist Kenneth Bell has passed away

    mivision | 12 April 2017

    Esteemed optometrist Kenneth Bell has passed away at the age of 89. Mr. Bell was highly regarded for his long serving contribution to optometry and in particular, the development of The Cornea and Contact Lens Society (CCLSA) over many years. Current Chief... Read More

  4. Amélie Morel Elected President of Silmo

    mivision | 11 April 2017

    Amélie Morel, Communications Director for the Morel company, has been unanimously elected as the new Silmo Paris president following the death of former president Philippe Lafont in March. Ms. Morel will take the helm of the major optics and eyewear... Read More

  5. Essilor Calls on ECPS to Support Qld/NT Disaster...

    mivision | 10 April 2017

    Essilor Australia has called on eye care professionals to support a fundraising initiative that will assist victims of Cyclone Debbie and recent floods in Queensland and northern NSW. The company has contacted optometrists throughout Australia inviting them... Read More

  6. Low Vision People Needed for Home Based Exercise...

    mivision | 05 April 2017

    Older people with sight loss are needed to participate in a new trial aimed at preventing falls. The George Institute for Global Health and Guide Dogs NSW/ACT have teamed up to provide a home-based exercise program to improve physical function in older people ... Read More

  7. Presbyopia Correcting IOLs “Just Works” Says...

    mivision | 05 April 2017

    Alcon has launched its new Acrysof IQ Panoptix Toric Intraocular lens (IOL) with a comprehensive presentation by Dr. Paul McCartney from Tasmania. Dr. McCartney told an audience in Sydney that many presbyopic patients – even those with cataracts – ... Read More

  8. Cooper Vision Launches “World First” Digital CL

    mivision | 31 March 2017

    CooperVision has launched what it describes as “the world’s only contact lens with digital zone optics”. Speaking at the launch of Biofinity Energys in Sydney, Greg Sampson, General Manager of CooperVision told optometrists the lens was new... Read More

  9. Specsavers Takes on 74 Grads, with 40 to Follow

      | 28 March 2017

    Seventy-four optometry graduates, including 19 from New Zealand, have joined Specsavers stores in the organisation’s first intake for 2017. A further 40 graduates from Deakin University’s 2017 graduating cohort are expected to join Specsavers in... Read More

  10. ACUVUE VITA Launched in Sydney

    Mivision | 28 March 2017

    An intimate ACUVUE VITA launch took place at Sydney’s Hard Rock Café, Darling Harbour on 21 February. The theme was Millennials – Maximising their Contact Lens experience in your Practice. Dr Emma Gillies, Professional Affairs Manager ANZ,... Read More

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