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18 Sep

WHO addresses vision disability in report on ageing

A World Health Organisation report on the needs of older people in developing communities has identified vision impairment as a significant burden for the ageing.  Read more →

10 Sep

In the blink of an eye

Care for patients may be improved as new research will provide optometrists with a better understanding of the influence of eyelids on dry eye and contact lens discomfort. Read more →

30 Jul

Body gets wiser as we get older

Ageing might seem like a one way process but the human body has some surprising ways of adapting to keep the years at bay. Read more →

01 Jul

Primary Eye Care eLearning

Brien Holden Vision Institute has released the new Primary Eye Care Checks eLearning module. Read more →

06 May

Visionary to receive James Cook Medal

Professor Brien Holden has been recognised for his outstanding contributions to science and humanity by the award of the James Cook Medal from The Royal Society of New South Wales. Read more →

01 Apr

Leading the way at VISION2014

Plenty of interesting discussions on eye health are in full swing at the 11th International Conference on Low Vision which kicked off at the Melbourne Convention Centre yesterday. Read more →

14 Mar

50 years in optometry, 40 years of innovation - Professor Brien Holden reflects

Since its humble beginnings in 1973, starting with the establishment of the Optometric Vision Research Foundation, Brien Holden Vision Institute has been at the forefront of vision technology, contributing to some of the most innovative advances that have shaped the optometric landscape. Read more →

19 Feb

Too dry, or not too dry – that is the question

For those who wear contact lenses, ocular comfort and safety can be as important as being able to see clearly. Brien Holden Vision Institute research has continued to provide clinical evidence through a series of studies that look at contact lens performance by combining different lenses with different lens care products. Read more →

18 Dec

Bringing back the refractor in award-winning style

The 2013 Sydney Design Awards has recognised the Virtual Refractor, an online innovation that teaches how to correct vision, with the best Digital Experience Website award.  Read more →

10 Oct

A Vision for All to See: A report on global eye health and vision care

Today marks World Sight Day, an annual day to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. In support of this effort, Brien Holden Vision Institute releases A Vision for All to See: A report on global eye health and vision care, aimed to raise awareness of the impending crisis of myopia and presbyopia and to create a call to action that prioritises this growing issue. Read more →

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