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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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Sydney, Australia, 5 June 2016: Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy will launch its ‘Managing Myopia’ course for eye care practitioners on 20 June 2017.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1 May 2017: Professor Kovin Naidoo has received the distinguished Prevention of Blindness (POB) Shield Lecture award at the recent Saudi Ophthalmology 2017 conference for his continuing work in preventative ophthalmology...

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Sydney, Australia, 26 April, 2017: Government to fund a national program providing eye health testing equipment, and also training and support for the Indigenous health services using the equipment, in more than 100 sites across Australia.

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Islamabad, Pakistan, 20 April, 2017: Today we are pleased to announce a new long term partnership between Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy and Eyezone Institute of Opticianry in Kuwait.

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Mzuzu, Malawi, Africa, 29 March 2017: Optometry as a profession is very young in Malawi, emerging slowly over the last five years. Today spirits are high in Mzuzu as ten new optometrists graduate.

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Sydney, Australia, 23 March 2017: You may have seen the stories in the news – the prevalence of myopia is growing across the world. A predicted 50% of the global population will have myopia by 2050...

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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 8 March 2017: This year as we lean in and support the global celebrations of International Women’s Day, we are excited to announce the launch of our new Gender Equity in Eye Health course.

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