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  1. HealthLink, Oculo Facilitate Referrals

    mivision | 26 September 2016

    Oculo and HealthLink have signed an agreement to facilitate the flow of referrals from General Practitioners into Oculo’s optometrist users through secure electronic messaging. The Oculo clinical communications platform for eye care now has almost 300... Read More

  2. Dry Eye Program Launched at CCLSA Meeting

    mivision | 26 September 2016

    Abbott Vision has introduced a program the company hopes will help optometrists and their patients with dry eye. Based on the insights from the Dry Eye Workshop study (DEWS), Abbott Vision’s ‘Dry Eye Journey’ program gives optometrists an... Read More

  3. Safilo Licences Moschino and Love Moschino Brands

    mivision | 26 September 2016

    Safilo Group will design, manufacture and distribute the Moschino and Love Moschino collections of optical frames and sunglasses worldwide following an eight year licensing agreement announced 16 September. The agreement will run for eight years starting from ... Read More

  4. George & Matilda Eyecare Partner with Zeiss

    mivision | 22 September 2016

    George & Matilda Eyecare, Australia’s newest national optometry network, has announced an exclusive partnership with lens manufacturer Zeiss. Zeiss will be the network’s strategic lens supplier, providing lenses to George & Matilda Eyecare ... Read More

  5. ACO Interactive Workshop tackles Glaucoma...

    mivision | 20 September 2016

    Half of all people with glaucoma in Australia remain undiagnosed, prompting the Australian College of Optometry (ACO) to hold an interactive workshop on 8 October to help optometrists become more proficient in glaucoma diagnosis skills. According to Geoff... Read More

  6. J&J to Acquire Abbott Medical Optics

    mivision | 20 September 2016

    Johnson & Johnson will acquire Abbott Medical Optics (AMO), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Abbott Laboratories, for US$4.325 billion in cash. AMO reported sales of $1.1 billion for 2015. The acquisition will include ophthalmic products in three business... Read More

  7. RANZCO Announces Optometry Workshops

    mivision | 15 September 2016

    The Royal Australian New Zealand College of Ophthalmology (RANZCO) will host an optometry workshop to provide optometrists with training and information on using the recently announced pathways for collaborative care referral. The workshop will be held from... Read More

  8. UNSW Test Makes Glaucoma Detectable Four Year...

    Mivision | 06 September 2016

    Glaucoma may be detected four years earlier than previously possible with the release of a new testing technique by scientists at University of New South Wales. The new patented method involves patients looking at small dots of light of specially chosen size... Read More

  9. OA Launches Good Vision For Life

    Mivision | 06 September 2016

    Optometry Australia aims to increases consumer awareness of the need for regular eye health examinations through a national information campaign launched in early September. The Good vision for life campaign responds to Australians’ passivity towards... Read More

  10. 2016 mEYE World Photographic Competition Now Open

      | 31 August 2016

    The annual mEYE World Photographic Competition, an initiative of Macular Disease Foundation Australia, is now open and healthcare professionals have the chance to share in over $8,000 worth of prizes, including a cash prize of $3,000. The competition theme is ... Read More

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