Vision InitiativeA partnership promoting eye health and vision care
MEDIA RELEASE. Despite being the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness, more than 10 million Aussies do not automatically think to have a simple eye exam by an optometrist or ophthalmologist which can save their sight.
MEDIA RELEASE. Virtual reality is commonly used to train aviation pilots, now The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital is using state-of-the-art virtual reality simulators to train the next generation of eye surgeons.
MEDIA RELEASE. Orthoptics Awareness Week (OAW) is an important event in the Orthoptics Australia calendar each year. This year it will be held between Monday 5th to Friday 9th of March 2018.
MEDIA RELEASE. Victorian Parliamentary Secretary for Health Gabrielle Williams MP today announced that thousands of residents across Bass Coast, Central Goldfields, Glenelg, Hepburn, Moira and Whittlesea are set to benefit from the government funded Vision Initiative eye health program.
Jamie Duncan, Vision Australia writer/editor, had never been to an optometrist despite living with diabetes. In this blog he writes about losing his sight in his 30s.
MEDIA RELEASE. This National Diabetes Week, Vision 2020 Australia is calling on the Australian Government to invest in the prevention of diabetes-related eye disease – the leading cause of avoidable vision loss among working-aged Australians.
MEDIA RELEASE. Jean Kittson, like many her age, is facing one of the busiest times of her life. One of Australia’s most-loved performers Jean juggles her family and work commitments and the welfare of ageing parents in their 90s.
MEDIA RELEASE. Vision 2020 Australia welcomes the focus on preventative health and medical research in the 2017-18 Federal Budget, which has the potential to benefit the eye health and vision care sector.
MEDIA RELEASE. Despite being the world's leading cause of irreversible blindness, only half of Aussies know about glaucoma.
BLOG. Living with Stargardt’s Disease for the past 10 years I have learnt a lot. You have to learn to constantly adapt to your surroundings, see things in a unique way and learn to read small print with technology that you could once read with the naked eye.