Bionic Vision Technologies announced today that researchers from the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) have successfully restored a sense of vision in four blind people using a bionic eye, as part of a clinical trial in Melbourne.
Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (EMPHN) is working with the Indigenous Eye Health Unit at Melbourne University to facilitate better eye health outcomes for Aboriginal Communities.
The Board of the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) announced the appointment of Professor Keith Martin as next Managing director.
The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital announced the launch of the patient information hub.
We are pleased to announce the Australian Government has provided a further $2.5 million for retinal cameras and training.
Thanks to changes to the Electoral Legislation Act passed in the Victorian Parliament yesterday, voters who are blind or have low vision will now have greater electronic voting choices and certainty.
Leading diabetes and eye health groups today applauded the Australian Government funding announcement for a new national diabetes eye screening program to reduce vision loss and blindness in people with diabetes.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a roadmap for global development efforts to 2030 and beyond for developed and developing countries to ensure the peace, protection and poverty eradication around the world.
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.