1. Specsavers Market Winning Tactics Attract Awards

    mivision | 30 July 2014

    A dispensing toolbox complete with “digital magic mirrors” and a contact lens strategy that combines the “power of bricks and clicks’ has earned Specsavers two gongs in the 2014 Australian Retailers Association awards. The awards... Read More

  2. Volunteers Needed for Special Olympics

    mivision | 29 July 2014

    Optometrists, optical dispensers and optometry students from Victoria have been asked to volunteer their time and expertise to assist with the Special Olympics Australian Games, which will be held in Melbourne in October. During the Games, athletes will be... Read More

  3. Optical Doors Stable, Little Chance of Price...

    mivision | 29 July 2014

    A study into the optometry landscape has flagged a surplus of optometrists, which will maintain competition and potentially push salaries down in coming years. The number of optical doors in Australia had slightly increased according to the study, which was... Read More

  4. RANZCO Tamsulosin Warning

    mivision | 29 July 2014

    Some medications containing alpha-1 adrenergic receptor antagonists can potentially increase the likelihood of serious complications during cataract, glaucoma or some forms of refractive surgery in susceptible patients. RANZCO has advised the most commonly... Read More

  5. Lucentis First for Myopic CNV

    mivision | 29 July 2014

    Lucentis has become the first intravitreal therapy licensed in Australia by the Therapeutic Goods Administration for the treatment of adults with visual impairment due to choroidal neovascularisation (CNV) secondary to pathologic myopia (myopic CNV). CNV is... Read More

  6. MDFA Research Receives International Recognition

    mivision | 29 July 2014

    The Macular Disease Foundation Australia says the publication of its research in a prestigious international journal will provide important recognition of the “ripple effect” of caring for wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) on carers.... Read More

  7. CCLSA Workshop 15 August, Perth

    mivision | 29 July 2014

    The Corneal and Contact Lens Society of Australia will hold a Masterclass on Friday 15 August in Perth. Margaret Lam will deliver a presentation on building a contact lens practice, Luke Arundel will speak on therapeutic challenges in contact lens practice... Read More

  8. James Wolffsohn at CCLSA

    mivision | 29 July 2014

    Past President of the British Contact Lens Association and renowned speaker Prof. James Wolffsohn will speak to CCLSA members in August about practical management of dry eye in response to new tear film and ocular surface guidelines and emerging evidence on... Read More

  9. WAVE 2014 16–17 August

      | 29 July 2014

    Optometrists travelling to Perth for WAVE 2014 – the Western Australian annual conference for optometrists – can expect a weekend of short, sharp and detailed presentations with 43 CPD points attached. Along with education, delegates will have the ... Read More

  10. IOA 2014

    mivision | 29 July 2014

    Eye care professionals are invited to attend the 30th Biennial Convention of International Opticians Association (IOA) to be held in Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi, Malaysia from 24–30 October. Themed ‘One Sight, One Vision’ the convention blends ... Read More

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