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20 Oct

New Grading Scales available to all optometrists

The Brien Holden Vision Institute has launched new Grading Scales, which provides optometrists with an easy to use consulting room guide for the monitoring of common contact lens complications. Read more →

16 Oct

Adelaide ophthalmologist takes out top honour in 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards

Sight For All founding chairman, Dr James Muecke AM, was last night named the 2015 National Social Entrepreneur of the Year at a prestigious awards ceremony in Sydney. Read more →

16 Oct

Vote of confidence in aid organisations’ effectiveness welcomed

The peak body for Australia’s aid organisations today welcomes Labor’s vote of confidence in the effectiveness of aid programs run by our members. Read more →

15 Oct

Guide Dogs SA/NT CEO named SA's Telstra Business Woman

Kate Thiele, Chief Executive of Guide Dogs SA/NT has been named South Australia’s Telstra Business Woman of the Year. Read more →

09 Oct

IRIS joins call to action: Eye care for all

The Australian Society of Ophthalmologists is using the message of World Sight Day - Eye care for all - to remind the Federal Government of the valuable contribution its sight saving program IRIS was making to help close the gap on eye health services for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians before funding for it was cut. Read more →

08 Oct

Government urged to do more to end blindness on World Sight Day

The Fred Hollows Foundation today used the occasion of World Sight Day to highlight the critical contribution that Australian aid has made to ending avoidable blindness in our region. Read more →

05 Oct

Alcon receives FDA Approval for pre-loaded intraocular lens delivery system to treat patients undergoing cataract surgery

Alcon, the global leader in eye care and a division of Novartis, has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its AcrySof®IQ Aspheric IOL with the UltraSertTMPre-loaded Delivery System for patients undergoing cataract surgery. Read more →

30 Sep

Australian College of Optometry marks its 75th anniversary

In celebration of its 75th anniversary, the Australian College of Optometry will launch “A History of Australian Optometry” written by Professor Emeritus Barry Cole at the ACO National Conference on 24 October. Read more →

16 Sep

Nash announces more funding for Indigenous eye health

Eye disease trachoma is another step closer to extinction among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples thanks to new funding announced by Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash. Read more →

15 Sep

Optometrists recommend early eye examinations for kids

Approximately one in five Australian children suffers from an undetected vision problem, or requires ongoing assessment. Read more →

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