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.