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...
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.
Sydney, Australia, 2 February 2017: Simulated learning or ‘serious games’, well known for training pilots in commercial aviation and the military, are now being used in a diverse range of fields to enhance learning.
Ghana, Africa, 25 January 2017: “We are delighted to be working with the Brien Holden Vision Institute – one of the world’s leading eye care organisations.
Hyderabad, India, 19 December 2016: Continuing to enhance real life impact through technology, Microsoft India, in collaboration with L V Prasad Eye Institute, today launched Microsoft Intelligent Network for Eyecare (MINE)
Sydney, Australia, 17 November 2016: Member of Federal Parliament, Matt Thistlethwaite, has taken the World Diabetes Day message ‘Eyes on diabetes’ seriously...
Anaheim, U.S., 11 November 2016: The American Academy of Optometry has announced the establishment of the Brien Holden Humanitarian Award to honor the memory and work of Professor Brien Holden
Anaheim, U.S., 10 November 2016: Professor Kovin Naidoo has received the Henry B. Peters Memorial Award from the American Academy of Optometry
Sydney, Australia, 7 November 2016: A recent TEDx talk by Professor Kovin Naidoo at the Johannesburg Salon highlights the link between vision impairment and poverty
Virtual Refractor is an online learning tool that simulates a distance and near subjective optometric refraction, using a refractor head on virtual patients. There are numerous patients, prescriptions and profiles, and the patients respond to test questions and charts based on user input.