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  1. Ophthalmic Nurses Form National Council

    mivision | 18 January 2017

    The Australian Ophthalmic Nurses Association has announced the establishment of a National Council to represent the Australian ophthalmic nursing community.Joanna McCulloch, Chair of the Australian Ophthalmic Nurses Associations National Council (AONANC) said ... Read More

  2. Luxottica Essilor Merger Confirmed

    Mivision | 17 January 2017

    Two giants in global eye wear –  Italian frame manufacturer Luxottica and French lens manufacturer Essilor – will merge to become the largest player in the eyewear market. The new company, to be known as  EssilorLuxottica, will have a... Read More

  3. ACO Open for 2017 Certificate in Ocular...

    mivision | 16 January 2017

    Applications are now open for the Australian College of Optometry Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics (ACO–COT) which commences on 17 April. This will be the only  Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics run by the College in 2017. The ACO therapeutics... Read More

  4. Margaret Lam to Head George & Matilda...

    mivision | 16 January 2017

    Optometrist Margaret Lam has been appointed Head of Professional Services for George and Matilda Eyecare. In her role, Ms. Lam will be responsible for building the eye care credentials for the network and raising the standards of clinical care throughout the... Read More

  5. Search On for 2017 IACLE Award Winners

    mivision | 16 January 2017

    Contact lens educators have until 31 January to be in with a chance to become the International Association of Contact Lens Educators’ (IACLE) Contact Lens Educator of the Year. Three award winners will travel to the British Contact Lens... Read More

  6. Luxottica to Merge with Essilor

    Mivision | 16 January 2017

    News of a merger deal between Luxottica and Essilor valued at approximately AU$65 billion is expected to be confirmed overnight. According to news released by Reuters, the deal is one of Europe's largest cross-border tie-ups bringing together the Italian... Read More

  7. Macular Disease Treatment Efficiencies for Rural...

    MIvision | 19 December 2016

    People living in rural and remote areas of Australia who need treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular oedema and similar conditions will benefit from a procedural change announced by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee... Read More

  8. Vale: William Heggie 10/09/1949 – 16/11/2016

    mivision | 16 December 2016

    The optometry profession is mourning the death of William (Bill) Heggie, who co-founded Optical Manufacturers (now Device Technologies) with long-term colleague and friend Chris Hall. Mr. Heggie worked in the optometry sector for much of his professional... Read More

  9. New Australasian College of Optical Dispensing...

    Mivision | 15 December 2016

    A new College – The Australasian College of Optical Dispensing (ACOD) – will open in 2017 to deliver training and continual professional development that meets the growing needs of the optical dispensing industry. The College’s status was... Read More

  10. PEACE Conference, 26 February 2017

    mivision | 13 December 2016

    NSW Ophthalmology group Personal Eyes has invited optometrists from around the country to attend its annual conference in Sydney on Sunday 26 February 2017. The conference will provide information on diagnosis and therapeutic management of various eye... Read More

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