Vista sells Bollé

Vista Outdoor is selling its international eyewear brands, Bollé, Cébé and Serengeti, to a European private equity fund, for an estimated US$158 million,...

New direction for BHVI

Australia’s Brien Holden Vision Institute has announced a change in leadership and a shift in focus to address future needs for both the ophthalmic industry...

Australia funds diabetes screening

The Australian government’s decision to develop a national diabetes eye screening programme is a major step in the fight against diabetes-related vision...

ODMA fair now O=MEGA

The Optical Distributors & Manufacturers Association of Australia (ODMA) and the Victorian arm of Optometry Australia, Optometry Victoria, have joined...

RANZCO: first female president

Dr Heather Mack will become the first female president of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) at the RANZCO Congress...

New markers for eye disease

Scientists have discovered 19 new genetic markers that could predict the risk of eye disease, bringing the total number of known variants to 45. The genome-wide...

Non-surgical laser vision correction

Columbia Engineering researcher, Professor Sinisa Vukelic has developed a new non-invasive approach to permanently correct vision without causing tissue...

Is reading at night better?

Reading in the morning may accelerate myopia, according to new research from Flinders University. “Our results show that changes in the length of the...

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