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  1. Optom Numbers Push Past 5,000

    mivision | 28 June 2016

    The Optometry Board of Australia has released statistics for registered optometrists as of 31 December 2015. There are now 5,114 registered optometrists in Australia (including four limited and 169 non-practising optometrists). This is an increase of 4.32 per ... Read More

  2. Vic Eye and Ear New Emergency Dept

    mivision | 28 June 2016

    The first stage of The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital’s new Emergency Department has been completed following consultation with staff from a number of disciplines, patients, families and visitors, and other key stakeholders. The Emergency... Read More

  3. Ellex Keeps Forging Ahead

    mivision | 28 June 2016

    A clinical trial of Ellex’s 2RT retinal rejuvenation laser as a treatment for intermediate stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), being conducted by Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA), is expected to continue following the completion of an... Read More

  4. 2016 Ophthalmology Updates! Sydney

    mivision | 28 June 2016

    A new ophthalmology conference to be hosted in Sydney this September is being described as “a conference with a difference”. Ophthalmology Updates! 2016 is designed to provide delegates with a practical revision of common ophthalmology topics as... Read More

  5. WAVE 2016 13–14 August

    mivision | 28 June 2016

    Earn up to 46 CPD points, of which 31.5 are Therapeutic at Western Australia’s annual optometry conference. Lecture series speakers include Dr. Bang Bui, Heidi Hunter, Dr. Tom Cuneen, Margaret Lam and Jason Holland. A full day of clinical workshops will ... Read More

  6. Promoting Australian Made: Clive & Wally

    mivision | 28 June 2016

    Australia’s last remaining eyewear manufacturer, Optex Eyewear, is poised for growth following significant investment in new premises and state of the art manufacturing equipment from France and Italy. The Dubbo-based company was purchased from its... Read More

  7. CooperVision adds Biofinity XR Toric

    mivision | 28 June 2016

    CooperVision ANZ has added to its Biofinity range of monthly silicone hydrogel contact lenses with the Biofinity XR toric, for patients who have both high prescriptions and astigmatism. These patients have typically had challenges with contact lenses in the... Read More

  8. 3D Scanning for Customised Frames

    mivision | 28 June 2016

    A disruptive technology that rapidly captures high resolution 3D images, enabling accurate measurements to be taken of a customer’s face, could “revolutionise eye care delivery”, according to Sydney optometrist Jim Kokkinakis. Fuel3D, a... Read More

  9. Valeant Pays Former CE $9M

    mivision | 28 June 2016

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals has appointed Joseph C. Papa to the role of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Papa has succeeded J. Michael Pearson who will receive a severance payout of US$9 million and continue consulting to the company throughout 2017. Mr. ... Read More

  10. Flexible Practice Courses Launched

    mivision | 28 June 2016

    Spectrum Optical has launched customisable training solutions for optical dispensers, assistants and optical receptionists Australia-wide. Topics range from facial measurements for PDs and heights for single vision to progressives, frame selection and... Read More

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