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  1. Eye Researchers Benefit from $70 Million in...

    mivision | 24 November 2017

    Associate Professor Bamini Gopinath (University of Sydney), and Dr. Lauren Ayton (Centre for Eye Research Australia), are among a number of health and medical researchers to be granted funding by The Australian Government today (17 November). The Government... Read More

  2. $9.4 million Grant to Boost Australian Research...

    mivision | 24 November 2017

    The Turnbull Government has invested AU$9.46 million in genetics research aimed at preventing glaucoma blindness, through personalised treatments. Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, said the $9.4 million grant to Flinders ... Read More

  3. HCPs Reminded of Compounded Medicine...

    mivision | 24 November 2017

    The Pharmacy Board of Australia and Medical Board of Australia have released a joint statement describing good practice for practitioners when prescribing and dispensing compounded medicines. The Boards issued the statement to remind medical practitioners and ... Read More

  4. First Light Adjustable IOL FDA Approved

    mivision | 24 November 2017

    An intraocular lens (IOL) that can be adjusted post-cataract surgery to improve uncorrected visual acuity has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for patients with pre-existing astigmatism of ≥ 0.75 diopters. The Light Adjustable... Read More

  5. ODMA Appoints New Board Member, Completes EyeTalk ...

    mivision | 22 November 2017

    At ODMA’s Annual General Meeting on 8 November, there were nine nominations for nine positions and the following were duly elected as directors for the next two years: Robert Sparkes, Optimed; Richard Grills, Designs For Vision; Mark Altman, Device... Read More

  6. Macular Disease Foundation Australia Research...

    mivision | 21 November 2017

    His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) has presented Macular Disease Foundation Australia’s 2017 research grants, totalling AU$600,000, to three Australian researchers at a morning tea at Admiralty House, Kirribilli. Since ... Read More

  7. Dry Eye CPD Night: 30 November, Carlton VIC

    mivision | 20 November 2017

    France Medical will host a CPD evening on managing dry eye using the Antares topographer and E-Eye IPL treatment on Thursday, 30 November at the Optometry Association in Melbourne. Dry eye affects around 30 per cent of practice patients and is increasing due... Read More

  8. Bacterial Imbalance Associated with Dry Eye

    mivision | 20 November 2017

    Dry eye may be associated with an imbalance of bacteria on the eye’s surface, according to a study being undertaken at Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI). The surface of the eye is complex and is covered by a thin tear film that is made up of three... Read More

  9. Experiencing Eye Care with Cambodia Vision

    mivision | 20 November 2017

    Shaira Ismail tells her story of volunteering with Cambodia Vision during October to deliver medical care, spectacles, cataract surgery and hearing aids. Shaira Ismail As a first time attendee on the Cambodia Vision mission, I had no idea of what to... Read More

  10. Eye Screening Detects Further Examinations...

    Melanie Kell | 17 November 2017

    Pictured is Deakin University optometry student Zara Daneshvar and optometry clinician Ash Chan at the rear with Barwon Valley student George Devine and Kathryn Hughes, the school's Speech Pathologist. Essilor Vision Foundation and optometry students from the ... Read More

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