Chinese nod for Essilor/Luxottica merger

Essilor and Luxottica have announced that the antitrust regulator of the People’s Republic of China, SAMR, has approved the proposed combination between...

Toothpaste by subscription?

Toothpaste giant Colgate has reportedly bought a minority shareholding in contact lens subscription start-up, Hubble, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) says....

First female recipient for prestigious vision medal

Optometry Australia has announced that Sydney optometrist Professor Fiona Stapleton has been named the 2018 recipient of the organisation’s prestigious...

Myopia Road Show 2018

CCLS NZ and the Orthokeratology Society of Oceania are excited to present the Myopia Road Show 2018.Presenters: Drs Kate & Paul Gifford (https://myopiaprofile.com)Wed...

New chair for Pharmac

Former Vice-Chancellor of Massey University and senior cabinet minister Steve Maharey has been appointed as chair of Pharmac. Announcing the move, health...

NZ: ophthalmologist shortage?

As debate erupted across the Tasman about whether Australia lacked ophthalmology training positions or had a regional distribution problem, Dr Michael...

Transforming eye health

Specsavers is on a mission to transform the way optometrists detect, report and refer eye diseases and not just in its own stores, but across the sector...

NPs given greater powers

Nurse practitioners can now sign cremation certificates, one of several changes made to seven of eight Acts when the Health Practitioners (Replacement...

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