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Australian and Chinese researchers collaborating to address global myopia ‘epidemic’

Sydney, Australia, 10 December 2018: Myopia (or short-sightedness) is an ‘epidemic’ in many countries of the world, especially in East Asia where…
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Professor Padmaja Sankaridurg named Head of ‘Global Myopia Centre’

Sydney, Australia, 21 November 2018: Leading international myopia researcher, Professor Padmaja Sankaridurg has been appointed Head of the ‘Global Myopia Centre’ by…
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WHO-IAPB-BHVI join in collaborative meeting on Developing Myopia Strategies

Singapore, 19 November 2018: The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) joined with Brien…
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First Vietnamese-trained optometrists herald new hope for Vietnam’s national eye health

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 8 November 2018: Today‘s date will be remembered in history as the momentous day the optometry profession…
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Brien Holden 'Global Myopia Centre’ a new ‘one-stop’ resource platform

San Antonio, U.S., 7 November 2018: Brien Holden Vision Institute has announced the new online ‘Global Myopia Centre’, bringing its expertise and…
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Diabetes related vision problems a concern in PNG capital

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 30 October 2018: A study of diabetic retinopathy and diabetes in the National Capital District of Papua…
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Celebrating 10 years of working with our dedicated partners in Sri Lanka from 2008-2018

Colombo, Sri Lanka, October 11, 2018: Today we announce the momentous occasion of celebrating 10 years of working with our dedicated partners…
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Novel prototype contact lenses rated against current myopia management lenses

Sydney, Australia, 9 October 2018: A shortcoming of current contact lenses designed to slow the progression of myopia is that they can…
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SCHOOL EYE HEALTH THE ANSWER TO CHILDHOOD BLINDNESS – BULLETIN OF WHO STUDY

Geneva, Switzerland, 5 October 2018: A study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization has found that while school eye…
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Professor Brian Layland resigns as Chair and Director of Brien Holden Vision Institute

Sydney, Australia, 5 October 2018: Professor Brian Layland, OAM OLM Fellow UNSW (HON. Causa) has resigned as Chair and Director of the…
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