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Human lens – first of its kind study supports bi-phasic growth model

Sydney, Australia, 30 January 2019: The most comprehensive study ever undertaken on the weight of the human eye lens has confirmed there…
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Outstanding service to eye health recognised in Australia Day honours

Sydney, Australia, 26 January 2019: Prof Bob Augusteyn and Dr Timothy McKinnon were announced as a Members of the Order of Australia…
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Vale Dr Uduak Udom

Calabar, Nigeria, 18 January 2019: We are saddened to learn of the news that Dr Uduak Udom, Immediate Past President of the…
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Uganda Celebrates First Graduation of Optometrists

Kampala, Uganda, 16 January 2019: Today marks the momentous occasion of the pioneer optometrists graduating at Makerere University in Kampala after completing…
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Australian and Chinese researchers collaborating to address global myopia ‘epidemic’

Sydney, Australia, 10 December 2018: Myopia (or short-sightedness) is an ‘epidemic’ in many countries of the world, especially in East Asia where…
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Professor Padmaja Sankaridurg named Head of ‘Global Myopia Centre’

Sydney, Australia, 21 November 2018: Leading international myopia researcher, Professor Padmaja Sankaridurg has been appointed Head of the ‘Global Myopia Centre’ by…
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WHO-IAPB-BHVI join in collaborative meeting on Developing Myopia Strategies

Singapore, 19 November 2018: The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) joined with Brien…
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First Vietnamese-trained optometrists herald new hope for Vietnam’s national eye health

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 8 November 2018: Today‘s date will be remembered in history as the momentous day the optometry profession…
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Brien Holden 'Global Myopia Centre’ a new ‘one-stop’ resource platform

San Antonio, U.S., 7 November 2018: Brien Holden Vision Institute has announced the new online ‘Global Myopia Centre’, bringing its expertise and…
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Diabetes related vision problems a concern in PNG capital

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 30 October 2018: A study of diabetic retinopathy and diabetes in the National Capital District of Papua…
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