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  1. Eye Tracking for Concussion

    mivision | 26 March 2015

    A novel eye-tracking methodology has been developed as a tool for assessing concussion and other head injuries to replace the current ‘state of the art’ technology… a doctor’s moving finger.New research out of New York... Read More

  2. Medical tourism too Risky warns RANZCO

    mivision | 26 March 2015

    Cheap and convenient eye operations overseas – or medical tourism – raises serious questions around safety standards, patientcare, legal recourse and insurance, according to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists... Read More

  3. Strong AVC Program

    mivision | 26 March 2015

    This month’s Australian Vision Conference will feature a packed program of education, offset by the thrills of the Gold Coast theme park, Dreamworld. Included in the line-up of world renowned speakers: Professor Brien Holden, who will discuss the ... Read More

  4. Hong Kong Third Largest Exporter

    mivision | 26 March 2015

    Hong Kong is the world’s third largest exporter of spectacles and frames after Italy and the Chinese mainland, according to the latest available data. In 2014, Hong Kong’s total exports of spectacles dropped 1 per cent to HK$14.5 billion. The EU... Read More

  5. Reclaiming Coloured Contact Lenses

    mivision | 26 March 2015

    Optometrists are being urged to lay claim to the market on coloured contact lenses – traditionally thought of a cosmetic gimmick primarily appealing to teens – with the introduction of the first Silicone-hydrogel coloured contact lens in Australia ... Read More

  6. Hoya Campaign to Notice Everything

    mivision | 26 March 2015

    Information brochures and sales aids are now available to independent optometry practices that will help them educate patients about lens technology. Hoya has commenced rolling out the ‘Notice Everything’ campaign, which they say will help their... Read More

  7. Generic Glaucoma Drugs: Greater Compliance

    mivision | 26 March 2015

    Glaucoma patients who switched from a brand name drug to its generic counterpart were more likely to take their medication than those who remained on the brand name drug, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center and College of ... Read More

  8. Transitions Lifestyle

    mivision | 26 March 2015

    Transitions aim to drive enquiries into optometry practices with a series of videos that integrate real life stories of Transitions lens wearers into advertising campaigns in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. The videos follow wearers through their day-to-day... Read More

  9. PEACE 2015: Focus on Collaborative Care

    …there are simply not enough ophthalmologists to t | 26 March 2015

    More than 200 optometrists gathered in Sydney recently, for the one-day PEACE (Personal Eyes Annual Conference Event) conference. This was the fifth year the conference organisers, PersonalEyes, has reached out to optometrists with its PEACE program, aimed at ... Read More

  10. New Sydney Low Vision Service

    Mivision | 26 March 2015

    A new free low vision advisory service for members of the public will provide low vision assessments and information about the aids and technologies available to help maintain independence and quality of life. The service has been established by Macular... Read More

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