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Top-drawer advisory board for Deakin

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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Uni Melbourne acting head of school appointed to Deakin

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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OK sought for third AMD-treatment drug

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Bayer AG’s HealthCare unit on 7 June submitted its ‘VEGF TrapEye’ drug for marketing authorization in the European Union for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, which, if approved, will add to the two AMD drugs already on the market here – ‘Lucentis’ and ‘Avastin’.

Bayer and its partner Regeneron Pharmaceuticals are collaborating on the global development of the drug for ‘wet’ AMD, central vein occlusion, diabetic macular oedema and myopic choroidal neovascularization.

The drug is claimed to require less-frequent injections once treatment is established – once every two months versus every month, following three loading doses. ...read more

Vision Group’s share price slumps from 11c to 14.5c; a record low

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

The price of shares in listed ophthalmology practices company Vision Group Holdings Limited dropped to a record low of 11c on 18 May, attracting a query from the Australian Stock Exchange the same day

The VGH share price was 14.5c a week before, which was still far below its peak of $5.05 shortly after listing in December 2004. The price has since moved up to 12c from 11c on 18 May.

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Court upholds appeal against $400,000 employee payout

Monday, April 04, 2011

The Supreme Court of Queensland Court of Appeal has unanimously upheld an appeal against a $387,633 payout by a practice owned by two optometrists to a former employee who was sexually assaulted at the practice by a male customer. ...read more

Helena Christensen leads the search for 2011 Specsavers Spectacle Wearer of the Year

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
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Luxottica OK to buy Optifashion rumoured price 5-6 million for 60 stores

Friday, January 14, 2011

Luxottica OK to buy Optifashion; rumoured price $5-6m for 60 stores ...read more

Big W opens first stand-alone retail optical store – in Victoria’s Box Hill

Friday, January 14, 2011
The stand-alone Big W Vision store at Box Hill, Victoria ...read more

ODMA and SAA join forces

Friday, January 14, 2011
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Childcare worker is Australia’s first ‘Spectacle Wearer of the Year’

Friday, January 14, 2011

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