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  1. Corneal Cross-Linking Safe Says RANZCO

    mivision | 27 April 2015

    A TV current affairs program confused laser eye surgery with keratoconus cross-linking, and may cause some patients to cancel vision-saving surgery, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) said. A statement issued by RANZCO... Read More

  2. RANZCO Supports APAO Leadership

    mivision | 27 April 2015

    RANZCO will provide support to the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology’s (APAO) Leadership Development Program (LDP), following a memorandum of understanding signed at the 30th APAO Congress in Guangzhou, China on 3 April 2015. The LDP commenced in... Read More

  3. EyeQ Optometrists Launch Associate Network

    mivision | 26 April 2015

    Two of Optometry Australia’s state presidents are among the first to join a new Associate Network of independent full-scope optometry practices launched by EyeQ Optometrists Ltd (EQO). EQO now has 19 practices within the network, 16 of which are... Read More

  4. Rise of Myopes Cause for Concern

    mivision | 26 April 2015

    Increasing myopia will necessitate an accelerated development of refractive and eye care services, according to experts from Australia, Switzerland and the U.S. At seminars in Sydney, optometrists heard that growth in myopes globally was predicted to be 136... Read More

  5. Vision Loss Linked to Suicide

    mivision | 26 April 2015

    The tragic disaster of the Germanwings Flight 9525, which crashed into the French Alps on 24 March killing all 150 people on board, is a timely reminder of the need for eye health professionals and GPs to be aware of signs of depression. Pilot Andreas Lubitz... Read More

  6. Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Campaign

    mivision | 26 April 2015

    Macular Disease Foundation Australia has sent a clear message about the risk of diabetic eye disease to people in areas of Australia with a high prevalence of diabetes, as well as overweight and obesity issues. The areas targeted were Sydney’s western... Read More

  7. High Tech Early Detection for Vision Loss

    mivision | 26 April 2015

    Eyes at high risk of progression to choroidal neovascularisation (CNV) can be identified earlier, with significantly better levels of visual acuity maintained using a new device called ForeseeHome. The ForeseeHome AMD monitoring program is a high-tech... Read More

  8. Smart Safety Shield for Enterprise

    mivision | 26 April 2015

    Rochester Optical claims to have become the first and only optical manufacturer to have secured a safety rating for its Smart Safety Shield for Google Glass, clearing the way for wearable smart technology to be used in industry. The shield has passed... Read More

  9. Eyecare Plus High Performance Summit, Singapore

    mivision | 26 April 2015

    Owners and staff from 12 high performing Eyecare Plus practices attended a summit at Essilor’s International Vision Academy in Singapore. The International Vision Academy (TIVA) is a dedicated training facility designed to maximise learning with fully... Read More

  10. Optimum Eyelash Length Defined

    mivision | 26 April 2015

    Eyelashes may provide protection from an assortment of airborne particles like pollen, animal dander, dust mites or droplets spread through sneezing and coughing – as long as they are long enough. Researchers in the US have determined that the optimum... Read More

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