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  1. American Academy Award Australian Optoms

    mivision | 20 November 2014

    Professor Brien Holden, Dr. Laura Downie and Dr. Gentle have been honoured for their outstanding achievements by the American Academy of Optometry at Academy 2014 in Denver USA. The awards were presented at a ceremony in mid November. Professor Brien Holden... Read More

  2. Back to Hoya Australia - Tom Duesbury Returns

    Melanie Kell | 20 November 2014

    Tom Duesbury has returned to Australia from the United Kingdom to take up the role of national key account manager and NSW sales manager at Hoya. For the past two years, Mr. Duesbury has worked with Hoya in the East of England, based in Cambridge. Prior to... Read More

  3. Younger Optics NuPolar Gradients

    mivision | 18 November 2014

    Younger Optics has launched a polycarbonate semi-finished single vision lens which provides 98 per cent polarisation co-efficiency. NuPolar Gradient lenses, which are available in grey and brown “almost entirely block blinding glare”. According to ... Read More

  4. Inaugural Flinders EyeBall Celebrates Humour and...

    Antonia Kolovos | 17 November 2014

    The inaugural Flinders University Optometry EyeBall took place on 12 September at the Grand Ballroom in Adelaide, with over 150 students attending. It was a chance for students to ditch their lab coats, put down their retinoscopes and trial kits, and mingle... Read More

  5. ODMA 2015 Offers 30CPD Points at One Day July...

    mivision | 17 November 2014

    ODMA has announced a full day of seminars which will take place on the first Friday of ODMA 2015 (Friday 3 July). The conference program comes with 30 CPD points attached. “Following the tremendous reception received for the inaugural conference in... Read More

  6. World Diabetes Day Highlights Lack of Awareness...

    mivision | 14 November 2014

    Optometrists are urged to encourage patients living with diabetes to make regular eye tests a priority. This will reduce the risk of serious vision loss or blindness. The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, joined the Macular Disease Foundation... Read More

  7. Lions Club Donates Optos 200TX to Save Sight...

    mivision | 14 November 2014

    The Lions Club has funded an ultra-widefield retinal imaging device, valued at approx. AU$140K for the use of Save Sight Institute. The Optos 200TX enables ophthalmologists to see more of a patient’s eye, and in doing so, helps them discover more... Read More

  8. New CEO for Essilor Australia and New Zealand

    mivision | 10 November 2014

    Duy Phuong Nguyen has been appointed as CEO of Essilor Australia and New Zealand following the departure of Tony Gray. Mr. Nguyen is a well-known veteran of the ANZ optical industry, having worked with Essilor in various roles over the past 28 years. He has... Read More

  9. Health Professionals to Virtually Volunteer

    mivision | 28 October 2014

    Health professionals can now ‘virtually volunteer’ in international relief efforts, following the launch of ‘The Twice The Doctor Foundation’ in Australia. In partnership with UNICEF and The Fred Hollows Foundation, Twice The Doctor... Read More

  10. Bionic Eye Heads Towards Clinical Trials

    mivision | 28 October 2014

    Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) is seeking investors to take its bionic eye device to a full scale clinical trial. Before this occurs the organisation, which comprises several research groups, will commence a small scale clinical trial, involving three to six... Read More

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