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  1. Travoprost Granted EC Approval for Paediatric...

    mivision | 26 January 2015

    Sydney’s Dr. Ivan Goldberg has welcomed news that the European Commission has approved the use of Travatan (travoprost) in minors to reduce intraocular pressure. The Eye Drops Solution was granted an indication by the European Commission to decrease... Read More

  2. Google Smashes Glass

    mivision | 19 January 2015

    Google Glass has been taken off the market and Explorers – the first users of Glass who were involved in testing the product – have been left questioning Glass’s future and whether or not the Glass products they paid US$1500 for will... Read More

  3. Rodenstock Australia Appoints General Manager

    mivision | 15 January 2015

    Rodenstock has appointed Tim McCann as General Manager for its Australian operation, following the departure of Mark Minchew on 20 January 2015. Mr. McCann will report to Günter Raichle, General Manager Sales, Asia Pacific. Mr. McCann has considerable... Read More

  4. Your Platinum Pass to SRC in 2015?

    mivision | 15 January 2015

    1-ON-1 CONFIDENTIAL PARTNERSHIP DISCUSSION. All-expenses paid trip for 6 lucky prize draw winners. The day before almost 1000 optometrists gather in Melbourne for the annual Southern Region Congress in Melbourne in February 2015, our team will be holding a... Read More

  5. Study Indicates Teen Contact Lens Success

    mivision | 13 January 2015

    Teenagers who wear contact lenses will experience an improvement in quality of life during the first month of wear however follow-up within the first two weeks of starting wear is important to address any concerns, according to a study published in Optometry... Read More

  6. Children Warned Off 3D Viewing

    mivision | 13 January 2015

    Optometry Australia has warned that 3D movies may have dangerous effects on the vision of young children and people with impaired vision. Luke Arundel, Optometry Australia's senior resident optometrist, said glasses required to screen movies in 3D can cause... Read More

  7. Canada Approves Argus II Retinal Prosthesis

    mivision | 13 January 2015

    Patients with severe to profound outer retinal degeneration will be able to access the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System following its approval by Health Canada. Developed by Second Sight Medical Products, the Argus II has been implanted in more than 100... Read More

  8. Intel Curie Module-button-sized Prototype

    mivision | 13 January 2015

    Intel has revealed the Curie module, a button-sized hardware product for wearable solutions like smart glasses, watches and bracelets. Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show also unveiled a wearable device collaboration... Read More

  9. Orthoptics Celebrated at UTS Graduate School of...

    mivision | 05 January 2015

    The University of Technology Graduate School of Health has become one of just two Australian universities with a graduate program in the field of orthoptics. The practice-based graduate-entry masters degree will commence in 2015. Established in 2011, the... Read More

  10. John Nicola Runs the Ultra Desert Run 2015

    mivision | 05 January 2015

    Call him crazy but once again John Nicola will join Marathon des Sables 2015 (Ultra Desert Run 2015). Known as the MdS, the gruesome journey is a self-supported six-day run over 254km. Raising Funds for the National Vision Research Institute Imagine yourself... Read More

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