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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 15th ICCLC 22–24 May 2015

    mivision | 28 October 2014

    The Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia will host the 15th International Cornea and Contact Lens Congress on the Gold Coast, Australia from 22 to 24 May 2015. Dorothy Carlborg, CEO of CCLSA, said that the program committee is putting together an... Read More

  4. Eye Specialists and GPs Work Together Against...

    mivision | 28 October 2014

    Patients diagnosed with low vision should be encouraged to speak to their GP about how they are feeling and an opportunity exists for eye specialists to collaborate better with GPs and psychologists during a patient’s treatment, according to a study... Read More

  5. Silmo D’Or 2014 Awards

    mivision | 28 October 2014

    The Oscars of the French eyewear industry were presented with great fanfare at a Moulin Rouge inspired evening within one of Paris’ oldest theatres. French-Argentinian artist Pablo Reinoso presided over this year’s panel of judges and was on hand... Read More

  6. Goggles No Threat to Glaucoma

    mivision | 28 October 2014

    People can continue to wear goggles into their old age when swimming with no increased risk of glaucoma according to Lions Eye Institute (LEI). LEI’s medical researchers have found no link between the regular use of swimming goggles and glaucoma.... Read More

  7. Eye Didn’t Know That! Screens 1,188 Kids

    mivision | 28 October 2014

    The Eye Didn’t Know That! program, coordinated by Optometry Giving Sight in conjunction with Transitions Optical, has screened a total of 1,188 students in Sydney’s West this year with 410 referred to a local optometrist for a full eye exam, a 34... Read More

  8. Behcet’s Disease Uveitis New Study

    mivision | 28 October 2014

    A clinical trial in the United States will investigate the safety and efficacy of gevokizumab for the treatment of patients with Behcet’s disease uveitis. Behcet’s disease causes chronic vasculitis and left without treatment, can lead to retinal... Read More

  9. Essilor Campaign Encourages Patients to ‘Find an...

    mivision | 28 October 2014

    The latest Crizal UV and Cancer Council campaign, being rolled out across the country by Essilor, has generated positive results. The www.crizaluv.com.au website has attracted 10,000 visitors in the past month including 7,000 to its ‘Find an... Read More

  10. SA Eye Health Improves

    mivision | 28 October 2014

    South Australia Health will alleviate the capacity crisis at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (and Lyell McEwin and Queen Elizabeth Hospitals) public outpatient injection eye clinics by funding an additional seven eye clinics per month. This means South... Read More

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