1. Silmo Sydney: All that’s New and On the Way

    mivision | 21 March 2018

    New ideas, new concepts, and more new exhibitors will be on show at Silmo Sydney, from 20–22 July at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, according to show organiser Gary Fitz-Roy from Expertise Events.  Mr. Fitz-Roy said the most... Read More

  2. Promising Disability Employment Targets Announced

    mivision | 21 March 2018

    Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales have announced targets to increase the employment of people with a disability in the public sector. The three State governments have separately released participation plans for people with disability. Victoria has... Read More

  3. CERA Investigates Potential for B3 to Treat...

    mivision | 19 March 2018

    Researchers from the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) in Melbourne are conducting a world-first human trial of an over-the-counter vitamin supplement to treat glaucoma, a disease of the optic nerve which affects 60 million people worldwide. Professor... Read More

  4. Patient Campaign Encourages Health Insurance...

    mivision | 19 March 2018

    A campaign to increase consumer awareness of their rights when it comes to private health insurance will run in doctors’ practices and medical centres around the country. Launched by the Australian Society of Ophthalmologists, in partnership with the... Read More

  5. First MIGS Procedures Performed in Remote...

    mivision | 19 March 2018

    Four patients from rural New South Wales have become part of an Australian-first, having undergone an advanced form of glaucoma surgery at Broken Hill Base Hospital on 19 March. Although it’s been in use for some years in Australia, until now Minimally... Read More

  6. Dedicated Dry Eye Symposium, March 24–25

    mivision | 15 March 2018

    International and local experts will challenge current thinking about diagnosis and management of dry eye at Australia’s only symposium dedicated to this disease. The symposium will comprise a world class lecture program, workshops and dinner. Guest... Read More

  7. Google’s AI Program: Building Better Algorithms...

    mivision | 14 March 2018

    The potential for artificial intelligence (AI) to help screen patients for a common diabetic eye disease is gaining momentum. Dr. Amy Cohn explains about AI and its role in ophthalmology in mivision’s April issue, due out soon. Ophthalmology, the... Read More

  8. George & Matilda Eyecare Adds New Partners in ...

    mivision | 13 March 2018

    Three optometry practices, from Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra, have joined George and Matilda Eyecare, bringing the total number of practices to 44 around Australia. The latest acquisitions are Graeme Wood Optometrist in Essendon, The Pinhole Effect in... Read More

  9. $1bn Vision Catalyst Fund To Provide World-Wide...

    mivision | 13 March 2018

    An ambitious multi-stakeholder $1bn Vision Catalyst Fund, established by The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust (the Trust) aims to lay the foundations to bring eye care to all people in the Commonwealth and around the world. The Trust is joining forces... Read More

  10. Proposed Rural Queensland Medical School Attracts ...

    mivision | 13 March 2018

    Central Queensland University has proposed a new medical school on its Rockhampton and Bundaberg campuses on the basis that it would be “a beneficial and logical next step” to attracting skilled medical professionals to the regions. The University ... Read More

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