Alcon recently announced that it has acquired Fluid-Based IOL Maker, PowerVision. US-based PowerVision, Inc. was formed to develop fluid-based accommodating intraocular lenses (IOLs) for cataract surgery patients.
At VISTAeyes, we are proud supporters of Lions Recycle for Sight Australia. Since the Australian operation began in 1991, this important initiative has delivered over 7 million pairs of refurbished quality glasses to men, women and children in need across Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceania and Europe.
At this year’s AUSCRS conference, held in Noosa on 17-20 October 2018 and attended by over 300 surgeons and support staff, the theme was “Ride the Wave”. With over 70 doctors’ sessions, presented by international and local experts, we shared a wealth of information.
As a leading expert in the field of cataract and refractive surgery, Dr Rick Wolfe was recently invited to speak at the annual SynergEYES conference, including providing the key note address regarding the new Clareon® intraocular lens (IOL) with the AutonoMe™ Delivery System for cataract and lens exchange patients.
Dr Rick Wolfe performs the first cataract surgery in Australia and NZ using the latest IOL technology
In April, Dr Rick Wolfe was proud to have been chosen to be the first surgeon in Australia and New Zealand to use the new Alcon Clareon® intra-ocular lens (IOL) with the AutonoMe™ Delivery System.
Important change to BUPA’s Ultimate Health Cover relating to Laser Eye Surgery – from 1st July 2018 waiting period will increase to 3 years.
From 1st July 2018, BUPA Private Health Insurance is increasing the waiting period for Laser Eye Surgery from 1 year to 3 years under its Ultimate Health Cover. BUPA’s Ultimate Health Cover includes 100% cover for of the cost of Laser Eye Surgery. The current 1 year waiting period will apply to all new members until 30th June 2018.
Having performed cataract eye surgery using the AcrySof IQ PanOptix Toric IOL on cataract patients for a couple years in Australia, Dr Rick Wolfe was invited to present on the topic and to share his considerable experience with over 100 ophthalmologists in Malaysia recently.
Glaucoma is a potentially blinding eye disease that runs in families. Too often it is invisible because families don’t talk about it. March 11-17 marks the annual World Glaucoma Week, which aims to raise awareness, alert people to have regular eye checks and help beat Invisible Glaucoma.
When Joel couldn’t even make out his fiancé at her sister’s wedding – he knew things had gone too far. This is what he did next.
We were recently delighted to support R U OK? Day – an important initiative to raise awareness of suicide prevention and to make sure we keep an ‘eye’ on those we love by checking in with a simple ‘R U OK?’