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  1. Funding Demanded to Overcome Barrier to Vision...

    mivision | 28 February 2017

    An “Australian-first report” uses evidence to highlight the need to improve access to aids and technologies so that the 100,000 older Australians with vision loss and blindness can achieve greater social engagement, independence and quality of... Read More

  2. MIGS Funding Changes

    mivision | 28 February 2017

    The implantation of Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) devices, one of the current methods for managing glaucoma, has been excluded from Medicare funding in Australia following legislative changes. After a detailed assessment by the Australian and New ... Read More

  3. ODMA 2017 Biggest Lineup

    mivision | 28 February 2017

    Organisers of ODMA 2017 are promising “the biggest line up of world class leaders” when the Vision Summit educational event takes place on Friday 7 July. Presenting at this one day event will be the United Kingdom’s Professor John Marshall,... Read More

  4. Costs, Denial a Barrier to AMD Care But Do...

    mivision | 28 February 2017

    Optometrists have identified costs, patient denial and a poor patient pathway as major barriers to quality care of people with age related macular degeneration (AMD), however patients may have a different story to tell, according to Australian researcher Dr.... Read More

  5. Dr. Gullapalli N. Rao Hall of Fame

    mivision | 28 February 2017

    Dr. Gullapalli N. Rao, founder and chair of the L.V.Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad India, is to be inducted to the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame. Dr. Rao will be honoured at the induction... Read More

  6. IDEAS Van and Essilor Vision Team Up for...

    mivision | 28 February 2017

    A new collaborative effort aims to improve the vision of the Queensland’s regional and remote indigenous people. The Australian charity Essilor Vision Foundation will support Queensland’s IDEAS Van (Indigenous Diabetes Eyes and Screening) by... Read More

  7. Australians Recognised

    mivision | 28 February 2017

    Australia Day awards recognised several eye health professionals who have made a significant contribution to the community, among them: Companion (AC) in the General Division of the Order of Australia Professor Keryn William, SA, for eminent service to... Read More

  8. Efron Launches Contact Lens Practice

    mivision | 28 February 2017

    Professor Emeritus Nathan Efron’s third edition of the respected Contact Lens Practice text book, is now available. Speaking of the publication Professor Efron said, “I’m especially proud that the third edition, Contact Lens Practice, has... Read More

  9. Efron Launches Contact Lens Practice

    mivision | 28 February 2017

    Professor Emeritus Nathan Efron’s third edition of the respected Contact Lens Practice text book, is now available. Speaking of the publication Professor Efron said, “I’m especially proud that the third edition, Contact Lens Practice, has... Read More

  10. World First: Robot Performs Eye Surgery

    mivision | 28 February 2017

    Eye surgeons at University Hospitals Leuven in Belgium have successfully used a surgical robot to treat the cause of retinal vein occlusion. Patients with retinal vein occlusion have a blood clot in one of the retinal veins. This leads to reduced eye sight or ... Read More

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