Sydney, Australia, 10 December 2018: Myopia (or short-sightedness) is an ‘epidemic’ in many countries of the world, especially in East Asia where nearly 80% of high school leavers (16-18 years old) have the condition.
Sydney, Australia, 21 November 2018: Leading international myopia researcher, Professor Padmaja Sankaridurg has been appointed Head of the ‘Global Myopia Centre’ by the Brien Holden Vision Institute.
Singapore, 19 November 2018: The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) joined with Brien Holden Vision Institute in a recent collaborative meeting at the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI), to host a regional discussion on myopia.
San Antonio, U.S., 7 November 2018: Brien Holden Vision Institute has announced the new online ‘Global Myopia Centre’, bringing its expertise and resources in myopia research, practitioner training and global advocacy...
Sydney, Australia, 9 October 2018: A shortcoming of current contact lenses designed to slow the progression of myopia is that they can result in compromised visual performance.
Sydney, Australia, 5 October 2018: Professor Brian Layland, OAM OLM Fellow UNSW (HON. Causa) has resigned as Chair and Director of the Brien Holden Vision Institute Board.
Shenzhen, China, 17 September 2018: Chinese President Xi Jinping has weighed in on the issue myopia as practitioners and researchers met at a major conference in Shenzhen, China
Sydney, Australia, 3 September 2018: The Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy will launch a new myopia management course, ‘Complex Cases’, in November 2018. It will follow the original ‘Managing Myopia’ course, which, due to popular demand, will run again in October 2018.
Sydney, Australia, 16 August 2018: Brien Holden Vision Institute has launched its ‘Guidelines for Myopia Management’, an easy-to-use, practical tool developed to assist the busy eye care professional manage patients with myopia.
Sydney, Australia, 19 July 2018: Today we proudly announce Nicole Xiao Liu, a PhD candidate studying at Brien Holden Vision Institute, is the successful recipient of the Dr David Wilson Memorial Scholarship.