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  1. Shortsightedness Study Needs Subjects

    mivision | 26 November 2014

    A research team at Queensland University of Technology is looking for short-sighted and normally sighted males and females between 18 and 25 to participate in a study that will investigate how shortsightedness progresses. PhD researcher Hussain Al Dossari,... Read More

  2. Specsavers Wins Epic Trademark Case

    mivision | 26 November 2014

    The five-year trademark battle between Specsavers over the use of a wordless logo by UK supermarket chain ADSA is finally over, with a ruling for Specsavers by the European Court of Justice Court of Appeal. The legal dispute began as a result of a 2009 Adsa... Read More

  3. SRC 2015 21–23 Feb

    mivision | 26 November 2014

    SRC is back in February 2015 with a diverse program spearheaded by two exciting keynote presenters. Dr. Blair Lonsberry, a Professor and the Clinic Director for the Portland Vision Centre associated with Pacific University in Portland, Oregon, returns to SRC... Read More

  4. Brien Holden Commercialises Eye Health Projects

    mivision | 26 November 2014

    Brien Holden Vision Institute is launching a series of Institute-owned commercial entities known as Brien Holden Vision companies, in Australia, China, India, U.S. and Europe. It is believed that these companies will bring to market beneficial, advanced... Read More

  5. Australia Commits to Diabetes Study

    mivision | 26 November 2014

    A multi-disciplinary international consortium of researchers, including Professor Nathan Efron and Dr. Nicola Pritchard from Queensland University of Technology, have been awarded a US$1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, for a project... Read More

  6. Optometry Meets Ophthalmology at NSW CCLSA

    mivision | 26 November 2014

    The NSW Cornea and Contact Lens Society opened its doors to ophthalmologists on Tuesday 28 October, inviting them to join optometrists at an educational event held at the Sky Phoenix restaurant in Sydney CBD. President Margaret Lam said the educational event, ... Read More

  7. Lux Prepares for Growth

    mivision | 26 November 2014

    Cheryl Nichols has re-joined Luxottica as Eyecare, Director Business Development and Relationships, after leaving the business two years ago. During this period Cheryl continued her work in the field of human resources, professional services and development.... Read More

  8. Australian Optoms Raise $150,000 for World Sight...

    mivision | 26 November 2014

    Australia’s optical community raised approximately AU$150,000* on World Sight Day, breaking previous WSDC fund raising records and making a significant contribution to the global $1 million target. The funds raised will support sustainable eye care... Read More

  9. Zeiss Apps Support Digital Lens

    mivision | 26 November 2014

    Zeiss has launched two applications to educate eye care professionals and consumers on the increasing phenomenon of digital eye strain and support Zeiss’ new digital lens. Constantly looking at smartphones, tablets and laptops increases the risk of... Read More

  10. mivision Education Record Numbers

    mivision | 26 November 2014

    mivision has provided more than 18,000 CPD points to optometrists in Australia this year, an increase of 20 per cent on 2013. The number of optometrists participating in mivision distance learning has also increased – from 986 to 1,218 – with each ... Read More

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