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  1. Optometry Australia Rises Up Against Frozen...

    mivision | 12 December 2014

    Medicare rebates for optometry services, along with services provided by other allied health practitioners, have been frozen by the Abbott Government until July 2018 on top of an almost 5 per cent rebate reduction effective 1 January 2015. In a joint... Read More

  2. Optometry Australia to Lobby for Glaucoma PBS...

    mivision | 11 December 2014

    Optometry Australia will seek a Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) subsidy for glaucoma medications prescribed by optometrists following the release of revised Guidelines for use of scheduled medicines by Optometry Board Australia, which came into effect on ... Read More

  3. BenQ Monitor Softer on the Eyes, Claims...

    mivision | 11 December 2014

    Dr. Gavin Boneham, optometrist and Visiting Fellow at the School of Optometry, University of New South Wales, was the proud recipient of a BenQ 27” Monitor in November, the result of a mivision competition run in conjunction with BenQ. Dr. Boneham said... Read More

  4. Macular Disease Foundation Optimistic About...

    mivision | 11 December 2014

    Ita Buttrose OAM and Patron of Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA) has acknowledged the work of the Foundation in creating awareness of macular disease and advocating for accessible treatments. Speaking at the MDFA Annual General Meeting on 9... Read More

  5. Hoya Celebrates 40 years in Australia

    mivision | 11 December 2014

    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. “Australia was the first Hoya affiliate office to... Read More

  6. General Manager Resignation:Rodenstock Australia...

      | 10 December 2014

    We would like to inform you that Mark Minchew decided to resign from his position as General Manager of Rodenstock Australia and New Zealand by his own wish. Mark Minchew worked with Rodenstock Australia since 2008 and in the last two years he was promoted to ... Read More

  7. 2RT Reduces AMD indicators, Improves Cell Health...

    mivision | 09 December 2014

    Nanosecond laser is being investigated as a potentially viable intervention for all those at risk of vision loss from age related macular degeneration, according to Professor Robyn Guymer from the Centre for Eye Research Australia. Age-related macular... Read More

  8. Revised Guidelines for Glaucoma Management...

    mivision | 08 December 2014

    The Optometry Board of Australia (OBA) has published revised Guidelines for use of scheduled medicines. The revised guidelines take effect immediately and optometrists with a registration endorsement for scheduled medicines are required to comply. According... Read More

  9. Vale: Graeme Thompson (June1942 – 5 December...

    mivision | 08 December 2014

    Graeme Thompson, founder of Thompson Larter & Associates Optometrists, has passed away, age 72. Mr. Thompson died from prostate cancer, the treatment for which had been complicated by surgery following a car accident earlier this year (2014). Mr. Thompson ... Read More

  10. First Kiwi to head IOA

    mivision | 04 December 2014

    A dispensing optician from Geraldine, a small town on New Zealand’s South Island, has taken on a world-leading role, being appointed as President of the International Opticians Association (IOA). Vanessa Cumming will lead the IOA for the next two years. ... Read More

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