Melbourne company Cylite is putting the final touches on its Hyperparallel-OCT (HP-OCT) ahead of its official launch next month. The company discusses its journey up until this point and the sophistication that sets its technology apart.
A second National Eye Health Survey has been announced – this time with an added ear health component – and will examine close to 5,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Aboriginal Australians over two years.
Australian academics make a significant contribution to global research and until 2020 it was commonplace to see local talent presenting their work at scientific conferences in all countries of the world.
The University of New South Wales School of Optometry and Vision Science (UNSW SOVS) class of 2020 graduates have been recognised with awards presented to students for their academic and social achievements at the annual prize-giving.
Australian researchers have contributed to a new paper offering one of the most comprehensive reviews into the future of contact lenses, with predictions the medical device will extend beyond refractive correction to detect disease, deliver drugs,
The beginning of 2021 saw the New South Wales and Victorian governments introduce mandatory use of masks in indoor settings to prevent transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV- 2).
Prominent Australian optometrists; Dr Laura Downie, Professor Mark Willcox and Professor Fiona Stapleton, are among the authors of a new global consensus report on prescribing and fitting contact lenses (CL) to be launched this month (March).
Research conducted by UNSW Sydney has paved the way for clinical testing of an eye drop treatment for diabetic macular oedema and wet age-related macular degeneration, the leading causes of blindness in the developed world.
Professor Mark Willcox, Director of Research at the School of Optometry and Vision Science at UNSW (Sydney) is one of five ocular scientists to be globally recognised for contributing “significantly to the advancement of eye/vision care in the pub
The University of New South Wales School of Optometry and Vision Science recently held its inaugural student conference (USSC). The conference was inspired by the University of Melbourne’s Doctor of Optometry student conference.
I completed my Optometry degree from India in 2017. After the completion of my undergraduate degree I worked for a while in Nepal and I was also involved in the eye camps organised in Nepal by Eyes4Everest.
Talented early career optometrist Dr Jack Phu is the first Australian to receive the American Academy of Optometry Foundation’s Beta Sigma Kappa research fellowship and will use the funds to progress his research to tailor glaucoma treatment.