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...
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)
Shanghai, China, 30 November 2016: A survey of almost 1 million children in Shanghai is one the latest initiatives in China to meet a major public health challenge
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
Durban, South Africa, 28 October 2016: A new report on myopia and high myopia, the result of a joint World Health Organization (WHO) and Brien Holden Vision Institute meeting, has just been announced
Sydney, Australia, 3 August 2016: Over 200 optometrists attended the 2016 Brien Holden Lecture Series to hear from myopia experts at a commemorative event for Professor Brien Holden held at UNSW Australia on 31 July 2016.
The Brien Holden Vision Institute, based at UNSW, is running a study using novel contact lenses that support close work and minimise vision fatigue.
Sydney, Australia, 12 February 2016: Half the world’s population (nearly 5 billion) will be short-sighted (myopic) by 2050, with up to one-fifth of them (1 billion) at a significantly increased risk of blindness if current trends continue.