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Quality of life and productivity gains follow near vision correction

Durban, South Africa, 10 September 2018: An estimated 1.1 billion people had uncorrected near vision impairment globally in 2015, with the majority…
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Myopia education program: Managing Myopia offered again and Complex Cases launching soon

Sydney, Australia, 3 September 2018: The Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy will launch a new myopia management course, ‘Complex Cases’, in November…
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Optometry in Uganda: Building Blocks of a New Profession

Kampala, Uganda, 1 September 2018: Establishing a School of Optometry in Uganda took more than ten years of intense planning and negotiation,…
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‘Guidelines for Myopia Management’ now freely available online

Sydney, Australia, 16 August 2018: Brien Holden Vision Institute has launched its ‘Guidelines for Myopia Management’, an easy-to-use, practical tool developed to…
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Dr Akio Kanai to receive Brien Holden Humanitarian Award

Sydney, Australia, 10 August 2018: Dr. Akio Kanai, CEO of Fuji Optical, has been announced as the Brien Holden Humanitarian Award winner…
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Good news continues for Indigenous eye health with program extension

1 August 2018, Sydney, Australia: We are pleased to announce the Australian Government has provided a further $2.5 million for retinal cameras…
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Dr David Wilson Memorial Scholarship to support research into myopia

Sydney, Australia, 19 July 2018: Today we proudly announce Nicole Xiao Liu, a PhD candidate studying at Brien Holden Vision Institute, is…
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New leadership, and a new era, at Brien Holden

Sydney, Australia, 16 July 2018: Brien Holden Vision Institute has announced a shift in focus to address future needs both for the…
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Specialists taking ‘myopia management’ education across Asia

Sydney, Australia, 10 July 2018: Up to 80-90% of school leavers in East Asia are myopic, creating a booming demand for services…
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MYOPIC MACULAR DEGENERATION – FIVE-FOLD INCREASE IN VISION IMPAIRMENT BY 2050

Sydney, Australia, 11 July 2018: A five-fold increase in vision impairment due to myopic macular degeneration (MMD) is a likely consequence of…
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