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  1. SRC 2015 21–23 February

    mivision | 30 January 2015

    SRC 2015 will take place in Melbourne this month, from 21–23 February. With a strong line up of international and national speakers, a two-day trade expo and up to 55.5 CPD points to earn, this event offers optometrists a new year’s opportunity to ... Read More

  2. All Eyes On Deakin’s Future

    mivision | 30 January 2015

    Questions raised over accreditation of the Deakin University Bachelor of Vision Sciences / Master of Optometry program are unfounded according to Professor Harry Weisinger, Deakin University’s Foundation Director of Optometry. The program’s first... Read More

  3. ODMA 2015 One Day CPD

    mivision | 30 January 2015

    ODMA has announced a full day of seminars, which will take place on the first Friday of ODMA 2015 (Friday 3 July). The conference program comes with 30 CPD points attached. Finola Carey, Chief Executive Officer of the Optical Distributors and Manufacturers... Read More

  4. Autologous Serum Eye Drops

    mivision | 30 January 2015

    Researchers have concluded that 50 per cent Autologus Serum eye drops “seem to be a safe and effective long-term treatment for dry eye disease, especially in patients with severe disease who have exhausted all other conventional forms of... Read More

  5. More mivision CPD Available

    mivision | 30 January 2015

    mivision has become a leader in continued professional development for Australian optometry with 10.44 per cent of all optometrists accessing a total 9,816 CPD modules in 2014. On average, optometrists completed almost eight mivision CPD modules each across... Read More

  6. No Reduction in Adverse Events from CL Daily...

    mivision | 30 January 2015

    Australian researchers have reported that daily cleaning of contact lenses with a multipurpose disinfection solution (MPDS) did not significantly reduce ocular adverse events with extended wear, however they found daily cleaning did reduce significant corneal ... Read More

  7. AMD Treatment Market to Double

    mivision | 30 January 2015

    New treatment therapies coupled with a growing ageing population will almost double the value of the treatment market for age-related macular degeneration across seven major countries (the US, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Japan). According to a... Read More

  8. Bayer Seminars Address Wet AMD Issues

    mivision | 30 January 2015

    Wet AMD patients and carers often ‘battled on’, without letting clinical staff know how physically and emotionally difficult it was for them to live with the disease, a seminar series has revealed. Bayer Australia rolled out a series of seminars... Read More

  9. HIV/AIDS Drugs Could Treat AMD

    mivision | 30 January 2015

    Inexpensive, safe drugs used to treat HIV/AIDS over the past 30 years could be repurposed to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), as well as other inflammatory disorders, according to a study published in the journal Science.  An international... Read More

  10. Optoms ‘Wait and See’ Approach to Glaucoma...

    mivision | 30 January 2015

    Optometrists say they’ll be watching to see “how the dust settles” as new glaucoma management guidelines start to roll out this year. Associate Professor and practising optometrist Daryl Guest, has told mivision that revised guidelines for... Read More

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