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Hyderabad, India, 18 September 2017: Brien Holden’s influence in eye care in India has been immortalised following the inauguration of the Brien Holden Institute for Optometry and Vision Sciences by L.V. Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI).

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Walgett, NSW, Australia, 5 September 2017: Today we offer tribute to our one and only Phyllis Dennis (right), a proud Gamilaraay woman, who was a dedicated nurse and Aboriginal Health Worker in New South Wales (NSW) for a large part of her life. . Sadly Phyllis passed away in a traffic accident on Friday 25th August...

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Sydney, Australia, 21 August 2017: A new evidence-based myopia ‘calculator’ developed by the Brien Holden Vision Institute will help support clinicians in communicating and educating patients in managing myopia appropriately.

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Sydney, Australia, 3 August 2017: New global estimates of the number of people blind and vision impaired have just been published including near vision figures. Vision impairment affects economic and educational opportunities, reduces quality of life and increases the risk of death.

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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 2 August, 2017: A great outcome has been achieved for the future of eye health of Papua New Guinea. Executed collaboratively, the first national research survey on eye health was recently completed...

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Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1 August, 2017: There are currently only three optometrists and 58 ophthalmologists (six in the public sector) to serve Haiti's population of 10 million people...

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Sydney, Australia, 28 July 2017: Two years on Professor Kovin Naidoo, CEO, Brien Holden Vision Institute reflects on the time passed since the unexpected loss of his friend and colleague. “Following the sudden passing of a founder like Brien...

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Orlando, United States, 7 July 2017: Luigi Bilotto has been announced as the 2017 recipient of the American Academy of Optometry-Essilor Award for Outstanding International Contributions to Optometry.

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Mubende, Uganda, 21 June 2017: Today marks the official launch of the new four year Mubende Comprehensive Eye Health project, targeting all age groups within society, following on from the successful completion of the East Africa Child Eye Health program.

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Sydney, Australia, 7 June 2017: Until the mid-1970s it was believed that contact lens wear had no effect on the corneal endothelium, but around this time advanced optics enabled the discovery of several endothelial changes with lens wear that had not previously been observed.1

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