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  1. Jewellery Icon Shares Retail Strategies

    mivision | 26 August 2016

    NSW Health Minister, The Hon Jillian Skinner, MP will open the first ever Silmo Sydney in March 2017. Optometry NSW/ACT, which is hosting a series of non-CPD keynote sessions at Silmo Sydney, has welcomed the announcement. “The Minister’s... Read More

  2. Historic Ophthalmology and Optometry Agreement

    mivision | 26 August 2016

    The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) and Specsavers have signed a non-binding, non-exclusive agreement to work together to improve patient care pathways. The aim is to develop patient pathways that are more efficient,... Read More

  3. Diabetes Education: Optom Opportunity

    mivision | 26 August 2016

    Overweight/obese people obtained a higher proportion of their calories from fat, but a lower proportion from sugar compared with normal weight people, according to a study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.1 Researchers from the... Read More

  4. Professional Input Needed on NSW StEPS Program

    mivision | 26 August 2016

    NSW Health is seeking increased feedback from eye health professionals on the children who come through its preschool eye health screening program. The NSW Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening (StEPS) program provides free universal vision screening to... Read More

  5. New RANZCO President Elect

    mivision | 26 August 2016

    Associate Professor Mark Daniell will become President of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) in November when current President Dr. Bradley Horsburgh stands down. A senior consultant ophthalmic surgeon, A/Prof Daniell is ... Read More

  6. Disruptive Technology a Game Changer for Blind...

    mivision | 26 August 2016

    A new disruptive technology is changing the way people with low vision, blindness and difficulties reading access text into the future. Orcam Myeye is an intuitive, smart camera and audio device developed in Israel and mounted onto a person’s existing... Read More

  7. Self-Guided Refraction Testing

    mivision | 26 August 2016

    An intuitive, self-guided vision testing system has been made available to New York City optical stores, enabling the stores to provide refractions without an eye helath professional onsite. The SVOne Enterprise, developed by Smart Vision Labs, captures a... Read More

  8. World Sight Day Challenge Notches Up Decade

    mivision | 26 August 2016

    Optometry Giving Sight has launched its 10th annual fundraising drive to help raise funds for people who are needlessly blind or vision impaired, simply because they can’t access an eye exam and vision care. This year’s World Sight Day Challenge... Read More

  9. CCLSA Adelaide New Venue

    mivision | 26 August 2016

    The Cornea and Contact Lens Society of Australia (CCLSA) November Master Class will now take place at the Adelaide Hills Convention Centre, on 27 November, following directly on from the Blue Sky Conference at the same venue. Professor Helen Swarbrick has... Read More

  10. IQ Medical, Leica Partner

    mivision | 26 August 2016

    IQ Medical has signed an agreement with Leica Micosystems to distribute its full range of ophthalmic microscopes in Australia. Leica, based in Germany, develops and manufactures innovative microscopy, camera and software solutions for imaging and analysis.... Read More

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