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  1. Mivision Issue 136 July 2018

    mivision | 30 June 2018

    Discussion is increasing about mental health and the impact that mental illness has on families, the community, business and the economy as a whole. With good reason. A national household survey in 2013-14 found that almost one in seven (about 575,000)... Read More

  2. Mivision Issue 135 June 2018

    Melanie Kell | 31 May 2018

    Our lead story this issue is about making the move to live and work in regional Australia. I have to say, I’m a bit of a convert myself, having moved from under the flight path in Sydney’s inner west to Jervis Bay in NSW... Read More

  3. Mivision Issue 134 May 2018

    Melanie Kell | 30 April 2018

    May marks Macula Month, the annual campaign organised by Macular Disease Foundation Australia. This year’s campaign will highlight the social issues associated with age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, as well as other lesser known... Read More

  4. Mivision Issue 133 April 2018

    Melanie Kell | 02 April 2018

    Two inter-related themes emerged while preparing this issue. The first was the future and the second was the need to overcome fear in order to embrace the future! Michelle Cremona was the person who really drew my attention to the fear factor. She wrote in... Read More

  5. Mivision Issue 132 March 2018

    Melanie Kell | 28 February 2018

    When you’re working in the eye care profession (or alongside it), it’s easy to forget that people in the community don’t have the same knowledge about eye health as you. Recently Nikki, our production manager, was waiting in line at a... Read More

  6. Mivision Issue 131 February 2018

    Melanie Kell | 01 February 2018

    Welcome to our first issue of the year! Last year via a survey, we asked you, our readers, for feedback on our journal… what you like most, what you’d like to see more of and what you wouldn’t miss if we were to quietly remove it. In your... Read More

  7. Mivision Issue 130 December 2017

    Melanie Kell | 29 November 2017

    For this issue, the last in 2017, we have turned our attention to myopia, now widely referred to as a global epidemic. Thank you to Brisbane based optometrist Kate Gifford, for taking on the role of guest editor for this important issue. Kate’s... Read More

  8. Mivision Issue 129 November 2017

    Melanie Kell Editor | 27 October 2017

    Summer is around the corner and this season, if the weather continues as it has been, we’ll be living through a hot, dry season. Just perfect for long days on the beach and in the garden… but at what cost? For this issue I interviewed Dr. John... Read More

  9. Mivision Issue 128 October 2017

    Melanie Kell Editor | 09 October 2017

    Paul Clarke has led 21 volunteer trips to India to screen and provide spectacles to underprivileged people of Tamil Nadu. Susan Ang travels to Cambodia every year to manage an optometrists’ screening program. Shaun Chang treks through Everest National... Read More

  10. Mivision Issue 127 September 2017

    Melanie Kell | 29 August 2017

    Optometry is an unusual industry that extends from highly competitive retailing right through to the semi-pharmaceutical environment of vision care. It’s a unique product mix that requires a complex combination of skills, many of which must be acquired... Read More

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