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  1. Practical Ophthalmic Science Course

    mivision | 22 February 2017

    In December 2016, 18 students attended a two-week objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) course and were immersed in practical aspects of ophthalmic anatomy, physiology and optics. The annual Practical Ophthalmic Science Course includes students... Read More

  2. Opportunity to Participate in Myopia Research

    mivision | 21 February 2017

    Researchers at The University of Melbourne have invited optometrists to participate in a short online survey investigating the current practices of Australian optometrists, relating to the management of childhood myopia. The study has been approved by the... Read More

  3. ODMA takes Expertise Events to Federal Court

    mivision | 21 February 2017

    ODMA has commenced an “urgent application” in the Federal Court against its former events management company, Expertise Events, for allegedly misusing its “customer database”. The owner of Expertise Events, Gary Fitz-Roy who previously ... Read More

  4. Luxottica Graduate Induction

    mivision | 09 February 2017

    Over 50 new optometry graduates joined Luxottica at the start of February 2017 for ‘EYE Launch’, Luxottica’s two day graduate induction program. The event was held at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management, North Ryde, adjacent to... Read More

  5. Design Your Own AVC 2017

    mivision | 30 January 2017

    Optometrists are invited to attend the 2017 Australian Vision Convention, Optometry Queensland / Northern Territory’s annual education conference, held on the Gold Coast. This year’s event, from 22-23 April, offers 43 CPD points delivered over two ... Read More

  6. Microsoft Behind AI Drive for Greater Global Eye...

    mivision | 30 January 2017

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is to be applied by a new global collaborative consortium to help eliminate avoidable blindness and scale delivery of eye care services worldwide. The Microsoft Intelligent Network for Eyecare (MINE) was launched by Microsoft... Read More

  7. New Funding Towards Eliminating Trachoma

    mivision | 30 January 2017

    Minister for Health Sussan Ley has announced much needed funding for Indigenous Australians just before the Federal Government closed for the Christmas break. Trachoma is a preventable infectious eye disease which can lead to vision impairment and blindness.... Read More

  8. Andrew Hogan Appointed OA National President

    mivision | 30 January 2017

    Andrew Hogan, well known optometrist, presenter, sports commentator and Batman aficionado was recently elected as President of Optometry Australia (OA). At a time when optometry in general and OA in particular face many challenges it is expected that Mr.... Read More

  9. Oculo, Eyecare Plus Collaborate

    mivision | 30 January 2017

    Eyecare Plus and Oculo, an independent internet-based secure message service, have agreed to work together to promote adoption of Oculo across Eyecare Plus’ national network of 150 optometry practices. According to Eyecare Plus, its member practices... Read More

  10. Eylea Listed for BRVO

    mivision | 30 January 2017

    Eylea (Aflibercept) has been included on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from 1 December 2016, for the treatment of Australians diagnosed with visual impairment due to macular oedema secondary to branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO). Professor Paul... Read More

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