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  1. Australian First CyPass Procedure Gets Underway

    mivision | 21 July 2017

    Twenty minutes in surgery will make all the difference to the vision and visual comfort of three Australian patients who had cataract surgery followed by the insertion of a CyPass device (Alcon) on Thursday 20 July, to relieve high intraocular pressure... Read More

  2. 27 Contact Lenses Found Stuck to Eye

    mivision | 17 July 2017

    A 67-year-old patient who complained of discomfort she attributed to dry eye, in fact had 27 contact lenses stuck to her eye. Surgeons at Solihull Hospital near Birmingham found the lenses when preparing her for cataract surgery.Initially they discovered a... Read More

  3. First IOL with Video and Wireless Transmission...

    mivision | 14 July 2017

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for an implantable intraocular lens with an optic (including accommodating, multifocal and phakic configurations), a camera and an LED display, and a communications module that wirelessly... Read More

  4. New App Helps Educate on Eye Disease and Support...

    mivision | 14 July 2017

    Eye care professionals are asked to get behind The Eye Surgeons’ Foundation annual JulEYE campaign while at the same time using a new app to educate patients about the vision impairment associated with eye disease. The app –  Inspired By... Read More

  5. ICCLC 2017: 8–10 September - Register Now

    mivision | 14 July 2017

    The 16th International Cornea and Contact Lens Congress is just around the corner. Organised by the Contact and Cornea Lens Society of Australia and hosted at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth from 8–10 September, the biennial conference will feature an... Read More

  6. Trial Finds Honey Superior Dry Eye Treatment

    mivision | 13 July 2017

    A ground-breaking Australian trial has identified that a Manuka honey therapy can outperform standard treatments in relieving the symptoms of meibomian gland disease (MGD) induced dry eye, the most common cause of dry eye. The prospective, open-label study... Read More

  7. Transitions Optical Commits More Support to...

    mivision | 12 July 2017

    Transitions Optical has increased its support of independent practices by appointing three new Business Development Managers in Australia. “The role of our Business Development Managers is to work in partnership with independent practices to help them... Read More

  8. TGA to improve the handling of advertising...

    mivision | 12 July 2017

    Australia’s therapeutic goods regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), is implementing new arrangements to simplify and improve the handling of complaints about the advertising of medicines and medical devices to the public. These new... Read More

  9. J&J V to Host Tecnis Symfony IOL Symposium

    mivision | 12 July 2017

    Johnson and Johnson Vision (J&JV) will host a series of Symposia on the eastern seaboard to provide detailed information about its presbyopia correcting extended range of vision intraocular lens – the Tecnis Symfony. Presentations will be delivered... Read More

  10. University of Melbourne Semester 2, Online,...

      | 12 July 2017

    The University of Melbourne, Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences is offering online postgraduate qualifications in Optometry, starting 24th July 2017. The courses allow optometrists to not only re-examine the basic science underpinning clinical... Read More

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