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  1. Blue Mountains Concert for Glaucoma

    mivision | 20 October 2014

    A concert will be held in the Blue Mountains on 16 November to support glaucoma awareness; especially in families where someone has already been diagnosed with the disease. Direct relatives of glaucoma sufferers have up to 10 times higher risk of having... Read More

  2. Australian Optom to Premiere Quartet

    mivision | 20 October 2014

    The world premiere of a piano quartet composed by Melbourne optometrist and lecturer Andrew Anderson is to be performed in Melbourne on Sunday 9 November at the Melbourne Recital Centre. Piano Quartet in C minor will be performed by the Sydney-based Australia ... Read More

  3. The Optometry Team Handbook Now Expanded

    mivision | 20 October 2014

    Dr. Tony Hanks has published the fourth edition of The Optometry Team, a comprehensive manual for optometrists and their staff. The book offers a practical solution to the ongoing problem of advancing the skills of new and existing staff with provides... Read More

  4. CPD for dispensers at SA’s Blue Sky Congress

    Mivision | 16 October 2014

    Dispensers, as well as optometrists, will be able to earn CPD points from South Australia’s Blue Sky Congress for the first time next month, with the Australian Dispensing Opticians Association announcing it will accredit the annual event. “We are ... Read More

  5. Essilor Roadshow: Practices of the Future

    mivision | 14 October 2014

    Essilor experts from America, the United Kingdom and France have spoken to optometrists in Australia about the future of optometry as well as presenting their thoughts on best practices to support customers and maintain their loyalty today. At a roadshow in... Read More

  6. Fashionable Cause: Special Indigenous Wayfarer

    Michelle Hauschild | 10 October 2014

    Not-for-profit organisation, OneSight, and Ray-Ban have collaborated to redevelop the iconic Wayfarer sunglasses in three designs, as a Special Edition Indigenous collection, to help raise funds for eye health programs in disadvantaged Indigenous communities. ... Read More

  7. Assoc. Prof. Bamini Gopinath Awarded 2014...

    Melanie Kell | 08 October 2014

    The Macular Disease Foundation Australia has marked World Sight Day – Thursday 9 October – by announcing Associate Professor Bamini Gopinath (pictured) as the successful recipient of the third Blackmores Dr. Paul Beaumont Research Fellowship. The... Read More

  8. Lux Loses CEO

    mivision | 26 September 2014

    After much speculation, Andrea Guerra has stepped down from his position as Group CEO of Luxottica following a period of debate with Chairman Leonardo Del Vecchio over the Group’s future strategy and direction. Mr. Guerra was with Luxottica for ten... Read More

  9. Consumer Confidence Reported to Continue

    mivision | 26 September 2014

    Consumer Confidence Ratings indicate Australian consumers feel more buoyant about the state of the economy than they have since prior to the Federal budget in May. Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank, said the past two financial quarters suggested... Read More

  10. Hoya Re-opens in South Australia

    mivision | 26 September 2014

    Hoya will re-open its South Australia branch in North Plympton, Adelaide with a contracted fitting laboratory on site as well as a full customer service team. With its proximity to Hoya's state-of-the-art Rx lab in Sydney, Craig Chick, Managing Director of... Read More

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